Broc Cellars Santa Barbara County Cabernet Franc 2014

Ratings on Delectable

Jennifer DiDomizio Delectable Pro

2014. Cranberry, cherry, green pepper notes. Fresh and great texture.

2014. Cranberry, cherry, green pepper notes. Fresh and great texture.

9.0

David Lee

Light, breezy Cab Franc. Good acidity, barely any tannins. Drinks like a Fleurie.

Light, breezy Cab Franc. Good acidity, barely any tannins. Drinks like a Fleurie.

8.8

Brandon Boesch

Chinon from SB county. Great wine.

Chinon from SB county. Great wine.

9.2

Eric Shanks

Solid road wine for $35. Great minerality, no green, tart acidic finish. Light. 11.9% alcohol. Only question is, paper or plastic?

Solid road wine for $35. Great minerality, no green, tart acidic finish. Light. 11.9% alcohol. Only question is, paper or plastic?

9.0

Erik Nordman Delectable Pro

Some pretty righteous domestic Cab Franc! As you can see from the pale ruby hue, it's a pretty light style with delicate extraction; between this light extraction yet being grown in warmer, sunny Santa Barbara, it's possibly the most Loire-like American Cabernet Franc I've had to date, although it's still evident this is from warmer climes. Moderate concentration of aromatics of ripe, juicy blackberry and raspberry, freshly cut green bell pepper, crushed graphite, dried herbs, and slightly dried violet floral tones. On the palate, there's more blackberry and strawberry albeit less ripe, dried herbs and fresh green bell pepper, and an extra dose of crushed graphite. Medium (+) acid, medium (-) body, low/medium (-) intensity chalky tannins. Refreshing at 11.9% alcohol. Takes nice to a bit of a chill for a bit of extra thirst-quenching power on these hot, sunny summer days. Great for any meat and summer veggies coming off your grill this summer.

Some pretty righteous domestic Cab Franc! As you can see from the pale ruby hue, it's a pretty light style with delicate extraction; between this light extraction yet being grown in warmer, sunny Santa Barbara, it's possibly the most Loire-like American Cabernet Franc I've had to date, although it's still evident this is from warmer climes. Moderate concentration of aromatics of ripe, juicy blackberry and raspberry, freshly cut green bell pepper, crushed graphite, dried herbs, and slightly dried violet floral tones. On the palate, there's more blackberry and strawberry albeit less ripe, dried herbs and fresh green bell pepper, and an extra dose of crushed graphite. Medium (+) acid, medium (-) body, low/medium (-) intensity chalky tannins. Refreshing at 11.9% alcohol. Takes nice to a bit of a chill for a bit of extra thirst-quenching power on these hot, sunny summer days. Great for any meat and summer veggies coming off your grill this summer.

9.1

Ben Christen

Always a favorite - light bodied, herbaceous, tasty fruit. Yum!

Always a favorite - light bodied, herbaceous, tasty fruit. Yum!

9.3

Joe Davant

Lean, green flavors, acidic. A bit too much of all that for me.

Lean, green flavors, acidic. A bit too much of all that for me.

8.6

Joe Davant

Clean, acidic bright, and refreshing for a red. Definitely whole cluster. Definitely not a typical California fruit bomb. That's a good thing in my opinion. Letting it open for a while helped.

Clean, acidic bright, and refreshing for a red. Definitely whole cluster. Definitely not a typical California fruit bomb. That's a good thing in my opinion. Letting it open for a while helped.

8.9

Ken Wu

At home with Aglio e Olio.

At home with Aglio e Olio.

Location

  • 2 New Montgomery St.
    San Francisco, CA 94105

  • Hours:
    Monday-Saturday: 9am-9pm
    Sunday: 11am-7pm

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