Wine of the Day; 2014 Silverado Vineyards Cabernet Franc Mount George Vineyard #CabFrancDay

This is an altogether delightful wine that combines California fruit with a harmonious structure that leans more toward the Old World This wine is a blend of 98% Cabernet Franc, 1% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 1% Petit Verdot from the Mt. George Vineyard in the Coombsville sub-appellation of the Napa Valley.  The Mt George vineyard, first planted…

A Caboodle of Cabernet Franc for #CabFrancDay

Celebrating #CabFrancDay with a caboodle of Cabernet Franc from California, Oregon and New York Last weekend I participated in the 2nd Annual #CabFrancDay.  #CabFrancDay is a celebration of the Cabernet Franc grape variety.  It was established by Lori Hoyt Budd of Dracaena Wines last year. “The era of Cabernet Franc is nearly upon us.”  – Wine…