Chateau Ste. Michelle Cold Creek Vineyard Cabernet Franc 1996

Cabernet Franc from Columbia Valley, Washington

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Item No. 13967
  • red wine
  • WE92

Winemaker's Notes

A deep ruby red color distinguishes this Cabernet Franc. Aromas of ripe red fruit and mocha are present, along with a trace of black pepper. Flavors of raspberry and cherry, very characteristic of Cold Creek Vineyard, couple with vanilla and mocha notes. Soft tannins make the finished wine mouthfilling and very approachable.

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Founded in 1934, Chateau Ste. Michelle is the oldest winery in Washington with some of the most mature vineyards in the Columbia Valley. The winery combines Old World winemaking with New World innovation and is best known for its award-winning Riesling, Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Chateau Ste. Michelle receives some of the highest accolades in the industry,...

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Learn About Columbia Valley

Columbia Valley is the largest of Washington State's wine growing regions, with almost 11 million acres. It encompasses a number of smaller regions, including Yakima Valley, Walla Walla Valley, Red Mountain and more. The vast area consists of a range of climates, allowing viticulturists to plant a diverse selection of grape varieties. Most wineries plant rows sparsely, which...

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Learn About Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc(cab-uhr-NAY frahnk) Right Place, Right time You won't often find this grape bottled as a single variety as it can lean towards earthy, vegetal tendencies (think green pepper & olives). Its typical place is in a blend with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or both. Cabernet Franc's home is the right bank of Bordeaux. It is an integral part in...

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