Red Newt Cellars

Glacier Ridge Vineyards Cabernet Franc

9.02 ratings
9.11 pro ratings
Finger Lakes, New York, USA
Cabernet Franc
Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Hard Cheese, Blue Cheese, Chili & Hot Spicy, Pungent Cheese, Potato, White Rice, Herbs, Tomato-Based, Pasta, Mushrooms, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Salami & Prosciutto, Beef, Soft Cheese, Chicken, Lamb, Turkey, Pork, Duck, Venison
Top Notes For
Tom Casagrande

Delicate and delicious. Nose has brambles, wild cherry, a whiff of walnut, and gravel. Flavorful but light on its feet, it has a purity of dark cherry fruit that lingers in a long finish. Got some fine grained tannin for a bit of aging. Very nicely done cool climate Cab Franc. Worked well with the Thanksgiving turkey.

Delicate and delicious. Nose has brambles, wild cherry, a whiff of walnut, and gravel. Flavorful but light on its feet, it has a purity of dark cherry fruit that lingers in a long finish. Got some fine grained tannin for a bit of aging. Very nicely done cool climate Cab Franc. Worked well with the Thanksgiving turkey.

Nov 28th, 2019
Jeff Miller

From a ripe vintage in the Finger Lakes, this beautiful single vineyard Cab Franc is one of my favorites from the Finger Lakes and my favorite red from Red Newt. Notes of ripe black cherry, pomegranate, raspberry and red licorice as well as hints of forest floor. new leather and smoke; smoke being a hallmark of the Glacier Ridge Vineyard. The oak is prominent on this with notes of cedar and cinnamon. Structurally, this wine was medium body, medium plus acid and medium to low tanning. Great food wine.

From a ripe vintage in the Finger Lakes, this beautiful single vineyard Cab Franc is one of my favorites from the Finger Lakes and my favorite red from Red Newt. Notes of ripe black cherry, pomegranate, raspberry and red licorice as well as hints of forest floor. new leather and smoke; smoke being a hallmark of the Glacier Ridge Vineyard. The oak is prominent on this with notes of cedar and cinnamon. Structurally, this wine was medium body, medium plus acid and medium to low tanning. Great food wine.

Feb 19th, 2021