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Bedell Cellars Cabernet Franc 2014


SKU 19912


Purple flowers and red fruits, juicy and ripe, focused and powerful, silky tannins, oak and steel aged. Our hand selected clones of this ancient noble grape are producing stunning wines. Aged in older oak barrels and stainless steel to preserve its elegance and finesse, this wine was fermented with indigenous yeasts using our sustainably farmed estate grapes. The 2014 vintage was unique and exceptional.
Category Red Wine
Country United States
Region New York
Appellation North Fork of Long Island
Brand Bedell Cellars
Alcohol/vol 14%
  • we90

Wine EnthusiastPlummy blackberry and cherry flavors abound in this Cabernet Franc, anchored by a taut frame of fine, firm tannins and cranberry acidity. It seems lavishly oaked, but pronounced aromas of cedar and toast integrate smoothly on the palate. The long finish is marked by an enticing pencil-shaving edge.

Anna Lee Iijima, July 1, 2016
  • wsk86

Whisky AdvocateThe 2014 Cabernet Franc was aged for approximately eight months in neutral oak. It comes in at 12.5% alcohol. Friendly and easy, this is has a touch of herbs, but not much green. The structure is subdued and there isn’t a lot of concentration, but there is a delightfully juicy finish and silky texture. This is a pleasure to drink as a laid back Cab Franc, the main quibble being the price point. That’s up to you and your wallet. It should make an enjoyable house pour and a fine food wine.

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