Cabernet Franc, 2019

Produced by San Rucci Winery

This Cabernet Franc was grown in sunny San Diego County. The long growing season matched with sandy soils allowed for the perfect ripeness level of our Cabernet Franc grapes. Fruit Forward with balanced tannins.

Icons/location pin San Diego County, California
Icons/wine/red Cabernet Franc
Icons/star Rare wine (62 cases produced)
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The details

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Food Pairing

Pork, Roast Turkey, Goat Cheese

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Tasting Notes

Mocha, Ripe Plum, Red Berry, White Pepper

What's cool?

Unique Climate

San Diego County is a wonderful area to grow Cabernet Franc. The long growing season paired with the sandy soils of this vineyard create a unique microclimate for Cab Franc.


This wine spent 11 months in 100% medium-plus toasted New French Oak.


San Rucci Winery

The tradition that has become San Rucci Winery began over 90 years ago when a young Italian from Tuscany his wife and their young family immigrated to the United States. Today, the San Rucci winemaking tradition is carried on by father and son team Bill and Tony Merz. Our winemaking style is Californian wines inspired by our family winemaking heritage.

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Nerdy Details

What's in the bottle
Cabernet Franc (100%)
ABV: 13.8%
Acidity: ph of 3.59 acidity of 5.8 g/l
Cabernet Franc from San Diego County (100%). Harvested at 24.9 brix .
Press: Bladder Press
Fermentation: Cold Soaking for 3 days, Small-bin fermented in 100% medium-plus toasted New French Oak barrels
Malolactic fermentation: 100%
100% New French oak, 9 months
Bottled on: 2021-01-11

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