Good wine: Journey to expand your palate begins with a single sip
May 7, 2014 6:00 AM - Haven't heard of Cabernet Franc? You're not alone. Even The Oxford Companion to Winegot it wrong when it wrote "It seems likely that Cabernet Franc is a mutation of the other Cabernet," with no need of defining "other" as Cabernet Sauvignon. DNA tests proved Cabernet Franc to be not the offspring, but the parent of both the noble Sauvignon and Merlot. Mary Ross tells us why this wine is worth getting to know.