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Chevalier Du Grand Robert

Chevalier Du Grand Robert
2020 Cabernet Franc, Pays D’oc Igp

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Southern French Red

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 13.5%
94 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$11
Best Buy

Chevalier Du Grand Robert
2020 Cabernet Franc, Pays D’oc Igp

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Southern French Red

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 13.5%
Garnet color. Aromas and flavors of grilled bell pepper, red cherry and black berry, cocoa powder and violets, and garden herbs with a silky, crisp, dry medium body and a tingling, appealing, medium-length finish revealing accents of leather and grilled peppers, red berries and dried flowers, tobacco leaf, and cassis with a suggestion of oak flavor. This Cabernet Franc is dark, savory, and complex yet easy going enough to drink on any day of the week.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: grilled bell pepper, red cherry and black berry, cocoa powder and violets, and garden herbs
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of leather and grilled peppers, red berries and dried flowers, tobacco leaf, and cassis
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: Ribs, Beef Teriyaki, Steak Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: This Cabernet Franc is dark, savory, and complex yet easy going enough to drink on any day of the week.

The Importer

Boutique Bev

The Importer
1319 Military Cutoff Rd. Ste CC #220
Wilmington, NC 28405
USA
1 910-210-6162

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