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Océane Vineyards Cabernet Franc 2014 – Channels the Loire with Rusticity

Océane Vineyards, Cabernet Franc 2014, Hudson River Region, New York, Wine Casual

Océane Vineyards, Cabernet Franc 2014, Hudson River Region, New York

Tasting Note: A low-alcohol cabernet franc that channels the Loire with its rusticity.

Deep-intensity purple in color, this wine has an aromatic, pronounced-intensity nose of black plum, raspberry, green-pepper, black tea, tomato leaf and violet blossom.

On the palate the dry, medium-plus-bodied cabernet franc has medium-plus-intensity, black-fruit flavors suggested on the nose supported by medium acidity, and medium tannin.

The wine has velvety fruit flavors on the midpalate and is refreshingly low in alcohol.

I enjoyed this cabernet franc sitting on the porch in summer.

It’s nice to have a red wine you can enjoy without worrying about the alcohol when it’s hot outside.

Bottle Note: Our vineyard is an Océane of green flourishing in sandy soil with Sugar Loaf mountain in the distance. Enter our gates and meet the spirits.

Rating: 90 points
Price: $N/A (around $25)
Alcohol: 10%
Tasted: Home
Tasting Date: May 19, 2019

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