- New Alliance of Women in Washington Wine already stands at 200 strong
- Bullocks bid goodbye to Eye of the Needle Winery in Woodinville
- VineLines Dispatch #7: That’s a wrap
- Former Oregon car dealer gears up with Jachter Family Wines
- VineLines Dispatch: 6 Vineyards at Work
- L’Ecole Nº 41 to create wine bar at Marcus Whitman Hotel
- VineLines Dispatch: Harvest surrounding Lake Chelan
- Northwest restaurateurs purchase Basel Cellars in Walla Walla
- Hayden Homes CEO buys interest in Pepper Bridge, Amavi wineries
- Walla Walla Community College to receive $15 million gift from MacKenzie Scott
Cabernet Franc reveals greatness in Northwest
Cabernet Sauvignon is the king of wines, as they say. But its sibling (actually one of its parents) Cabernet Franc is revealing itself to be a delicious red wine on its own – particularly in the Pacific Northwest.
Cabernet Franc provides a lot of the same qualities as Cabernet Sauvignon: focused dark fruit, cocoa powder and spices. It also reveals complex notes of fresh and dried herbs. But Cab Franc also tends to have more tamed – even succulent – tannins, giving it more youthful approachability.
Here are 10 delicious Cabernet Francs from Washington and Oregon that we’ve tasted recently.