Category Archives: Cabernet Franc

Scarola Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Franc

This is not my first post about Scarola Vineyards, I visited Frank Scarola a while back and I bought a case from him.  It was a mixed case, of some of his best stuff.  This was one of them that … Continue reading

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Macari Vineyards Sette Short Sip

Macari Vineyards, located on both Sound Avenue and Route 25.  The Sound Avenue location is in Mattituck and the Route 25 is located in Cutchogue.  Macari was established as a vineyard back in 1995, by the Macari family.  The location in Mattituck has been in the Macari family for … Continue reading

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A One Night Stand With Finger Lakes Cabernet Franc

The other day, I was invited to join Lenn Thompson from the New York Cork Report, Henry Powderly II, from a work in Progress and Garry Madden, Genaral Manager of Lieb Family Cellars for a Twitter Taste Live event that focused on wines … Continue reading

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Twitter Taste Live Event

Twitter Taste Live.  What the heck is that?  Well if you know anything about twitter and you know anything about wine, then you should know about Twitter Taste Live. Here is a little information about Taste Live: TasteLive! is the … Continue reading

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A visit to Roanoke Vineyards

Have you ever gone past a place along your normal trip to wherever you may be going, and pass the same landmark time and time again, take a look over at it and continue on down the road? Have you … Continue reading

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Schneider Vineyards “Le Breton” 2007 Cabernet Franc

Last week I reviewed Schneider Vineyards 2005 Cabernet Franc Petit Verdot.  It was for Wine Blogging Wednesday and I kept it as close to the project as possible.  I did not go into a little of the background of Schneider … Continue reading

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Find your Muse – Wine Blogging Wednesday #63

This is only my 3rd Wine Blogging Wednesday and to say that I found this edition a breeze; that would be a lie.  To say that this edition was a challenging; well that would also be a lie. The wine … Continue reading

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Pindar 2007 Cabernet Franc

When you think of Pindar, you may think of some sweet wines, a White Zinfandel type.  Or you may think of their Winter White, since it their number one selling wine.  And you know what, that’s fine.  As long as … Continue reading

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Raphael 2006 Cabernet Franc Short Sip

This wine is Raphael Vineyards 2006 Cabernet Franc.  This, however, was not one of the wine’s I tasted with Richard Olsen-Harbich, and to be honest, I can see why.  I picked up this bottle at my local wine shop when … Continue reading

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Pellegrini Vineyards 2004 Cabernet Franc Short Sip

I found this bottle at a wine shop on my way home from work one day and was eager to try it considering I had recently tried a few other Cabernet Franc’s from other vineyards from the 2004 vintage. Pellegrini … Continue reading

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Raphael Vineyards 2004 Cabernet Franc Short Sip

This wine was given to me by Richard Olsen-Harbich, Raphael’s winemaker.  I tasted this with Rich in the tasting room, but he was gracious enough to allow me to take this home and enjoy it some more with my wife … Continue reading

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Borghese 2004 Cabernet Franc Short Sip

From Castello di Borghese, comes this 2004 Cabernet Franc.  In all the years that I have live on Long Island since 1998, I have never visited this vineyard.  I can tell you that these vines are some of the oldest … Continue reading

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Raphael 2007 Cabernet Franc

I was finally getting to an appointment that I was suppose to visit in August, but as we all know too well,  the summer sometimes get the best of us. I was finally able to set a date with Melissa … Continue reading

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Shinn Estate Vineyards 2006 Cabernet Franc

The first tasting in this “Franc’ly I Give a Damn” week is from Shinn Estate Vineyards.  This is their 2006 Cabernet Franc.  This year was not the greatest on Long Island for red wine.  It was rather cool and damp, … Continue reading

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Cabernet Franc Week Preview

This week on undertakingwine.com, I have decided to profile one of, if not my favorite grapes.  Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Franc is one of the major varietals in the world.  It is used when blending the Bordeaux style wine along with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. … Continue reading

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Winery Visit at Waters Crest Winery

For those of you who are home cellar winemakers thinking of making it big, then I have met your idol. Jim Waters is the proprietor and winemaker at Waters Crest Winery.  He has been doing this for many years.  He went from award-winning home … Continue reading

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