Barboursville Cabernet Franc Reserve 2016 Front Label
Barboursville Cabernet Franc Reserve 2016 Front LabelBarboursville Cabernet Franc Reserve 2016  Front Bottle Shot

Barboursville Cabernet Franc Reserve 2016

  • RP90
750ML / 13% ABV
Other Vintages
  • WE90
  • JS90
  • WS90
All Vintages
Currently Unavailable $28.99
Try the 2017 Vintage 28 99
28 99
28 99
Save $0.00 (0%)
Ships Mon, Jun 8
Limit 0 bottles per customer
Sold in increments of 0
1
Limit Reached
4.2 15 Ratings
My Wine Share
Vintage Alert
Alert me when new vintages are available
Have you tried this? Rate it now
(256 characters remaining)

4.2 15 Ratings
750ML / 13% ABV

Winemaker Notes

Dark garnet core, brilliant clarity in the glass. Intense, effusively luscious flavors of ripe red berries with caramelised notes of fig, cherry, and plum, elegantly woven together in barrel. Long-finishing and tannically vivid, yet with a remarkably soft palate.

Try pairing with braised veal roast served with baby vegetables, tagliolini with breast of duck ragu or roasted lamb with rosemary and garlic over soft polenta.

Critical Acclaim

All Vintages
RP 90
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
The 2016 Cabernet Franc Reserve (it also has 10% Petit Verdot) was aged for 12 months in used wood of varying ages, most three to five years. It comes in at 13% alcohol. This is along the lines of the 2015, but it seems to have a bit more depth. It is not as good as the 2015 today—they are both unevolved, but the 2015 has had time to settle down a little—but this will eventually be the better of the duo, its mid-palate better able to counter the tannins. As with the 2015, this is more about black currant than green fruits. It is very well done and should have a long life ahead. It is a nice value.
View More
Barboursville

Barboursville Vineyards

View all products
Barboursville Vineyards, Other U.S.
Barboursville Vineyards Winery Image
The estate winery and vineyards are located on 830 acres of beautiful rolling hills near the Blue Ridge Mountains. We presently have 90 acres of vineyards and continue to expand. Under the direction of Luca Paschina, General Manager and winemaker, Barboursville consistently produces quality wines that have won international recognition. The Zonin family of Italy, brought their strong commitment to produce quality wines to Virginia in 1976. They were the first in the state to plant and successfully establish the revered vitis vinifera vines. The four Zonin brothers, proprietors of the largest Italian privately held wine company, descend from a family that has for centuries been wed to viticulture.
Image for  content section
View all products
Image for  content section
View all products
WBW30210232_2016 Item# 515115

Internet Explorer is no longer supported.
Please use a different browser like Edge, Chrome or Firefox to enjoy all that Wine.com has to offer.

It's easy to make the switch.
Enjoy better browsing and increased security.

Yes, Update Now
Cheers to You!

New customers: $20 off $100+. Code NEW2020

New customers: $20 off $100+. Code NEW2020

There was an error redeeming your code.

*New customers only. One-time use per customer. Order must be placed by 6/30/2020. The $20 discount is given for a single order with a minimum of $100 excluding shipping and tax. Items with pricing ending in .97 are excluded and will not count toward the minimum required. Discount does not apply to corporate orders, gift certificates, StewardShip membership fees, select Champagne brands, Riedel glassware, fine and rare wine, 187ML splits, and all bottles 3.0 liters or larger. No other promotion codes, coupon codes or corporate discounts may be applied to order.

Search for ""

Processing Your Order...