Maryland's most successful red grape is also a big winner around the world. Al and Hugh give some cabernet franc picks.
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Price key: $=less than $20 $$= $20-40 $$$=$40-60 $$$$=above $60
Quality key: * = decent wine ** = very good wine *** = superb wine ****= elite
VALUE = exceptional quality for the money
Alexander Valley Vineyards Estate Cabernet Franc '17 $$ ***
Pricey, but worth it, deep classic flavors, soft, elegant, full bodied
Maison Fucher, "Chais St. Laurent", Chinon '17 **1/2 $ GOOD VALUE
Lighter style, bright fruit, zesty flavors
Mabileau "Les Racine" Borgeuil '13 **1/2 $$
A rich, fuller bodied Loire Valley cab franc, savory, flavor packed
Chateau de la Durandière Saumur Brut Rosé Sec ** $$
A very creditable sparkling wine, with raspberry notes
All of these wines can be purchased at Kenilworth Wine and Spirits.
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