One of the five Bordeaux grapes, as well as the solo star of the Loire Valley's Chinon and Bourgeuil. Some say that Cabernet Franc has a violet aroma, and even sometimes spicy. Outside of Europe it is often just blended with Cabnernet Sauvignon and Merlot.
A red grape common to Bordeaux; characteristics include an herbal, leafy flavor and a soft, fleshy texture.
A red wine grape known for its use in the wines of Bordeaux, particularly wines of Pomerol, Saint-Emilion and Medoc. Also grown in Italy and California.