Winery Colgin Cariad
This wine is a blend of 3 varietals which are the Cabernet franc, the Cabernet-Sauvignon and the Merlot.
In the mouth this red wine is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.
This wine generally goes well with poultry, beef or game (deer, venison).
The Cariad of the Winery Colgin is in the top 50 of wines of United States and in the top 40 of wines of Napa Valley.
Discover the grape variety: Cabernet franc
Cabernet Franc is one of the oldest red grape varieties in Bordeaux. The Libourne region is its terroir where it develops best. The terroirs of Saint-Emilion and Fronsac allow it to mature and develop its best range of aromas. It is also the majority in many blends. The very famous Château Cheval Blanc, for example, uses 60% Cabernet Franc. The wines produced with Cabernet Franc are medium in colour with fine tannins and subtle aromas of small red fruits and spices. When blended with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, it brings complexity and a bouquet of aromas to the wine. It produces fruity wines that can be drunk quite quickly, but whose great vintages can be kept for a long time. It is an earlier grape variety than Cabernet Sauvignon, which means that it is planted as far north as the Loire Valley. In Anjou, it is also used to make sweet rosé wines. Cabernet Franc is now used in some twenty countries in Europe and throughout the world.
Informations about the Winery Colgin
The Winery Colgin is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 6 wines for sale in the of Napa Valley to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of California
California is the largest and most important wine region in the United States. It represents the southern two-thirds (850 miles or 1,370 kilometers) of the country's west coast. (Oregon and Washington make up the rest. ) The state also spans nearly 10 degrees of latitude.
The wine region of North Coast
The wine region du North Coast is located in the region in California in United States. In the mouth of North Coast is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 472 estates and châteaux in the of North Coast, producing 776 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of North Coast go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison).
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The word of the wine: Turbidity
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