Cabernet Franc is a red wine grape variety widely grown worldwide, including in the Lake Michigan Shore region. This grape variety is known for its ability to produce wines with deep color, moderate tannins, and a range of fruity and herbal flavors. In the Lake Michigan Shore region, Cabernet Franc is grown in a cool climate that allows for slow ripening and the development of complex flavors. The resulting wines are typically medium-bodied with bright acidity, making them versatile food pairings.
This Lake Michigan Shore Cabernet Franc was aged in a combination of French and Hungarian oak barrels for 25 months. This wine can be enjoyed young, but it also has the potential to age and develop greater complexity over time. Overall, Cabernet Franc from the Lake Michigan Shore region is a distinctive and flavorful wine that showcases the area's unique terroir. It is a great option for wine lovers looking for something different from the more well-known Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot.
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