Winery Frank Family - Patriarch

Winery Frank Family Patriarch

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(Average of the reviews for all vintages combined and from several consumer review sources)
Tasters consider this wine to be one of the best in the world.
The Patriarch of Winery Frank Family is a red wine from the region of Rutherford in California.
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 Patriarch of the Winery Frank Family is in the top 10 of wines of United States and in the top 5 of wines of Rutherford.

Taste structure of the Patriarch from the Winery Frank Family


In the mouth the Patriarch of Winery Frank Family in the region of California is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

Wine flavors and olphactive analysis

Wine with oak taste


Wine with earth taste


On the nose the Patriarch of Winery Frank Family in the region of California often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or microbio and sometimes also flavors of oak, spices or red fruit.

Details and technical informations about Winery Frank Family's Patriarch.

Grape varieties
Region/Great wine region
Great wine region
Style of wine
Contains sulfites

Discover the grape variety: Cabernet-Sauvignon

Cabernet-Sauvignon noir is a grape variety that originated in France (Bordeaux). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches, and small grapes. Cabernet-Sauvignon noir can be found in many vineyards: South-West, Loire Valley, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Armagnac, Rhone Valley, Provence & Corsica, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais.

Last vintages of this wine

Patriarch - 2016
In the top 5 of of Rutherford wines
Average rating: 4.6 1 1 1 1 0.5
Patriarch - 2015
In the top 5 of of Rutherford wines
Average rating: 4.8 1 1 1 1 0.5
Patriarch - 2014
In the top 5 of of Rutherford wines
Average rating: 4.7 1 1 1 1 0.5
Patriarch - 2013
In the top 5 of of Rutherford wines
Average rating: 4.7 1 1 1 1 0.5
Patriarch - 2012
In the top 5 of of Rutherford wines
Average rating: 4.8 1 1 1 1 0.5

The best vintages of Patriarch from Winery Frank Family are 2015, 2012, 2014, 2013 and 2016.

Informations about the Winery Frank Family

The winery offers 38 different wines.
Its wines get an average rating of 4.3.
It is in the top 3 of the best estates in the region
It is located in Rutherford in the region of California

The Winery Frank Family is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 34 wines for sale in the of Rutherford to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top wine California
In the top 10 of of United States wines
In the top 3 of of Rutherford wines
In the top 10 of red wines
In the top 15 wines of the world

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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