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2009 Henri Bourgeois Petit Bourgeois Cabernet Franc, IGP Val de Loire, France

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Price History for 2009 Henri Bourgeois Petit Bourgeois Cabernet Franc, IGP Val de Loire, France
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Grape Variety

Cabernet Franc is a black-skinned French wine grape variety grown in most wine producing nations. The variety is most famously known as the third grape of Bordeaux and can be found in many of the world’s top Bordeaux Blend wines. Cabernet Franc most commonly appears in blended red wines, where it adds herbaceous accents of tobacco and dark spice. 

As a varietal wine, Cabernet Franc is light to medium bodied and often shows vegetal characteristics, in particular green bell peppers. This has led many wine drinkers to incorrectly identify Cabernet Franc as unripe Cabernet Sauvignon, or even Carmenere. This has ...more


Region
  • Val de Loire is a region-level IGP title, covering wines made in an area that roughly corresponds to the Loire Valley wine region of northern France. The catchment area of the IGP encompasses 14 departments and as such is one of the largest geographically in France. The terroir is extremely varied in this part of France and wines that are produced under the IGP title range in style just as much as the AOC appellations of the Loire.

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  • Vin de Pays (VDP), the French national equivalent of the Europe-wide IGP (Indication Géographique Protégée), is a quality category of French wine, positioned between Vin de Table (VDT) and Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée (...more

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