Cabernet Franc

Wines from the Cabernet Franc grape:

  • Bordeaux Supérieur: Château d'Abzac 2010

    Bordeaux Supérieur: Château d'Abzac 2010

    A classic ‘Bordeaux Supérieur' produced from mature rootstock grown on well-drained gravelly soil similar to that of Pomerol 6km to the South-West. Owner Baron d'Anglade has delivered a coup de maître with the 2010, which is smooth and ready to drink from release.

    • Bottle £11.75
    • Bottle Case £141.00
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  • Bordeaux: Lalande de Pomerol 'La Chenade' 2009

    Bordeaux: Lalande de Pomerol 'La Chenade' 2009

    Lalande de Pomerol 'La Chenade' from Denis Durantou - Great value, right-bank claret with a bit of bottle-age from the 2009 vintage. Crimson colour, wild berries and raisins on the nose, cedar, cassis, graphite and fleshy fruit on the palate.

    • Bottle £22.50
    • Bottle Case £270.00
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  • Bourgueil: Les Cent Boisselées 2009

    Bourgueil: Les Cent Boisselées 2009

    'Les Cent Boisselées' is a mid-weight, forward and fruity Bourgueil wine from 100% Cabernet Franc. With juicy cassis flavours and pleasant blackberry leaf and mushroom aromas, its structured tannins will support some bottle age.

    • Bottle £14.25
    • Bottle Case £171.00
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  • Bourgueil: Vaumoreau 2007

    Bourgueil: Vaumoreau 2007

    Ruby red with a brick pink rim. Aromas and flavours of ‘cut-pepper’, blackberries and mushrooms are supported by ripe tannins preceding a complex, mouth filling finish. It should be decanted and served with grilled meats, game or strong, hard cheeses.

    • Bottle £26.00
    • Bottle Case £312.00
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  • Chinon: Château de Ligré Rouge 2011

    Chinon: Château de Ligré Rouge 2011

    Subtle blackberry leaf aromas precede a palate of bright berry and red cherry fruit with light tannins and a crisp, palate-cleansing acidity. A good red for light chilling to accompany picnics and impromptu kitchen table lunches.

    • Bottle £12.95
    • Bottle Case £155.40
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  • Chinon: l'Arpenty 2012

    Chinon: l'Arpenty 2012

    Chinon l'Arpenty from Francis Desbourdes is packed full of youthful, berry fruit and was memorably described by Joanna Simon as being like ‘liquid summer pudding’. It has supple tannins that lend it well to light chilling. In short it is a delicious and failsafe crowd-pleaser.

    • Bottle £13.25
    • Bottle Case £159.00
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  • Côtes de Gascogne: Domaine Millet Cabernet Franc / Merlot 2012

    Côtes de Gascogne: Domaine Millet Cabernet Franc / Merlot 2012

    A quaffable blend of Cabernet Franc and Merlot from Gascony that really comes into its own with poultry dishes or summer barbecues. Duck à l'Orange would be ideal!

    • Bottle £9.50
    • Bottle Case £114.00
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  • Fronsac: Chateau la Vieille Cure 2005

    Fronsac: Chateau la Vieille Cure 2005

    "La Vieille Cure’s amazing 2005 is even better than their terrific 2003 and 2000. The 2005 boasts an inky/ruby color as well as a gorgeously sweet perfume of charcoal, black cherries, black currants, and spring flowers as well as an underlying mineral component. Superb concentration, full-bodied power, wonderful symmetry, purity, and texture, and a multidimensional mouthfeel are all found in this fabulous sleeper of the vintage." RP 93, Anticipated maturity: 2010-2020+ Robert Parker, Wine Advocate.

    • Bottle £35.00
    • Bottle Case £420.00
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  • Irouléguy: Domaine Ilarria Cuvée Bixinto 2009

    Irouléguy: Domaine Ilarria Cuvée Bixinto 2009

    A dense, dark, complex, age-worthy, antediluvian offering - a bouquet of leather, herbs and dried porcini mushrooms preceding a dense palate of red fruits, spices and minerals supported by rugged tannins.

    • Bottle £24.95
    • Bottle Case £299.40
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  • Irouléguy: Domaine Illaria Rouge 2011

    Irouléguy: Domaine Illaria Rouge 2011

    Irouléguy: Domaine Illaria - A deep red wine with a bouquet of black cherries and spices with vigorous youthful tannins (reminiscent of young Cornas) and underlying dark fruit flavours.

    • Bottle £17.50
    • Bottle Case £210.00
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  • Jasper Hill: Emily's Paddock Shiraz 2010

    Jasper Hill: Emily's Paddock Shiraz 2010

    Dense, dark and with great aromatic complexity, plus lashings of supple, ripe, sweet fruit.

    • Bottle £72.00
    • Bottle Case £864.00
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  • Saint Julien: 2ème Cru Classé: Château Léoville Poyferré 2004

    Saint Julien: 2ème Cru Classé: Château Léoville Poyferré 2004

    “The 2004 shows the property at its best. The blackcurranty aromas do not lack succulence and charm, yet the wine has considerable power, vigor and balance, with an abundance of black fruit flavours and fine length.” Neil Beckett – 1001 Wines You Must Try Before You Die

    • Bottle £90.00
    • Bottle Case £1,080.00
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  • Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil: l'Expression 2011

    Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil: l'Expression 2011

    Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil: 'L'Expression' is a forward-drinking, capsicum-scented Cabernet Franc that has a lovely concentration of fruit and a really persistent finish.

    • Bottle £12.50
    • Bottle Case £150.00
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  • Saumur Champigny: Domaine Filliatreau 2012

    Saumur Champigny: Domaine Filliatreau 2012

    The Saumur Champigny: Domaine Filliatreau is a classic, cool-climate Cabernet Franc with a lovely, summer-berry bouquet and a juicy, red fruit palate offset by ripe, youthful tannins.

    • Bottle £12.25
    • Bottle Case £147.00
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  • Saumur Champigny: La Grande Vignolle 2011

    Saumur Champigny: La Grande Vignolle 2011

    A mid-weight, ripe, rounded Cabernet Franc. A wonderful concentration of brambly fruit is underpinned by supple tannins.

    • Bottle £12.95
    • Bottle Case £155.40
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  • Saumur Champigny: Vieilles Vignes 2009

    Saumur Champigny: Vieilles Vignes 2009

    A rich and powerful wine displaying herbaceous aromas. The palate, of ripe red berries and ‘cut pepper’ and well developed, rounded tannins, precedes a long, clean finish.

    • Magnum £39.95
    • Magnum Case £239.70
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  • Saumur Champigny: Vieilles Vignes 2011

    Saumur Champigny: Vieilles Vignes 2011

    A rich and powerful wine displaying herbaceous aromas. The palate, of ripe red berries and ‘cut pepper’ and well developed, rounded tannins, precedes a long, clean finish.

    • Bottle £16.95
    • Bottle Case £203.40
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  • Saumur Rouge 2011

    Saumur Rouge 2011

    Our consistently reliable red Saumur, with its distinctive label that depicts graffito of Charles de Gaulle, makes for remarkably versatile easy drinking.

    • Bottle £9.75
    • Bottle Case £117.00
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  • Saumur Rouge: Domaine Filliatreau Château Fouquet 2012

    Saumur Rouge: Domaine Filliatreau Château Fouquet 2012

    Fred Filliatreau's red Saumur Château Fouquet that comes from vines just outside the Saumur Champigny appellation seems to be getting better with every vintage that we ship. It is a ripe rounded Cabernet Franc with some light minerally nuances that should be drunk within a couple of years, preferably al fresco with a plate of cheese or charcuterie!

    • Bottle £12.50
    • Bottle Case £150.00
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  • Cabernet d'Anjou: Château La Tomaze 2012

    Cabernet d'Anjou: Château La Tomaze 2012

    Cabernet d'Anjou from Château La Tomaze - salmon-pink in colour, with fresh, inviting, crushed-raspberry aromas, the merest hint of pepper, and a juicy palate for carefree summer drinking.

    • Bottle £9.75
    • Bottle Case £117.00
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  • Côtes de Gascogne: Domaine Millet Rosé 2013

    Côtes de Gascogne: Domaine Millet Rosé 2013

    Côtes de Gascogne: Domaine Millet Rosé is a refreshing, dry rosé wine with a lovely coral pink colour, crushed berry scents and flavours and a bright, fruity palate.

    • Bottle £9.50
    • Bottle Case £114.00
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  • Côtes de Thongue: Domaine Les Filles de Septembre Rosé 2013

    Côtes de Thongue: Domaine Les Filles de Septembre Rosé 2013

    The Thongue red is a Yapp bestseller, so we were delighted so discover that their coral-pink rosé in the 2013 vintage ticks all the required boxes – zesty, dry, refreshing and great value.

    • Bottle £8.95
    • Bottle Case £107.40
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  • Crémant de Loire Mousseux Brut

    Crémant de Loire Mousseux Brut

    Crémant de Loire Mousseux Brut - a rosé wine with an appealing coral pink colour, this delicate fizz displays rosehip and redcurrant flavours and a soft, seductive effervescence.

    • Bottle £12.95
    • Bottle Case £155.40
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  • Fillibulle 2012

    Fillibulle 2012

    Delicately dry, yet flamboyantly fruity, Fred Filliatreau’s rare, artisanal vintage bubbly makes for a sensational Summer sundowner.

    • Bottle £14.95
    • Bottle Case £179.40
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