Category cabernet franc

Cabernet Franc Picking Time in Niagara

A great article on when the grape is ready to be picked. This is taken from the Ste.Catherines Ontario newspaper. Click on the title for the link.

Cabernet Franc

The lesser known of the 3 grapes that make up the Bordeaux blend , Cabernet Franc buds early and ripens early just after Merlot and before Cabernet Sauvignon. While the latter provides the structure and tannin to a Bordeaux , Merlot the softness and suppleness , our featured grape provides the aromas. A lighter less […]