Project Cabernet Franc bears fine fruit
1 Oct 2009 by Julia Harding MW
See our members' forum for some interesting discussion on this subject. Around this time five years ago, I was sweating over the final stages of my MW dissertation, which was all about the distribution of Anjou-Saumur and Touraine wines into the UK market. In the discussion of the style of Cabernet Franc, I described some producers who 'defended a slight greenness as a badge of terroir' and quoted Andrew Jefford's lovely description of the wines as having 'edgy balance'. In the conclusion, I suggested that producers were in a position to make certain changes to improve their success on the UK market, including 'investment in...

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