The Right Reds
"...Ask Napa Valley's Aaron Pott, who makes Blackbird Vineyards wines as well as those under his own label and he'll set you straight: 'For me, the greatest wines of Bordeaux are made with Merlot and Cabernet Franc.' These two Bordeaux grapes share characteristics with Cabernet Sauvignon - to a point. Merlot has rounder, gentler tannins, while Cabernet Franc carries lovely floral aromas.”
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