Know your wine grapes

From Cabernet Sauvignon to Gewürztraminer, wine grapes around the world feature complex flavors and aromas.

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The peppery Cabernet Franc

With aromas that include pepper, raspberry and violets, Cabernet Franc is a dark grape most often used in blends with Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot.

Cabernet Franc is particularly well-suited to cooler climates – and has found tremendous success in Germany, Canada, Israel and Hungary.

Produced as a standalone wine, Cabernet Franc is often described as mellow and aromatic. As such, it pairs exceptionally well with a variety of foods – from lamb dishes to beef and salmon.

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