2019 Broc Cellars Cabernet Franc Koukou Crown Point Vineyard Santa Barbara County

Cabernet Franc

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Santa Barbara County
Drink between 2020 - 2023 (Edit)
CT89 4 reviews
Label borrowed from 2018
Label borrowed from 2020
Label borrowed from 2017

Community Tasting Notes 3

  • Enfant sauvage Likes this wine:

    October 19, 2021 - A nice summer wine to be drunk with a bit of a chill on it. Those unmistakable cab franc hallmarks but with everything lightened and brightened. It's like Tolstoy decided to write a summer beach read. Cab franc takes a vacation.

  • eagreni wrote: 89 points

    June 23, 2021 - Reductive style and it needs an hour in the decanter to let the funk blow away. After that a beautiful fruity performance. Forest berries, black cherries, blueberries, licorice, earthy tones, hints of pepper.
    Juicy in the mouth, cool fruit, good acidity, nice tannin grip, very good length with a little bitterness at the end. Only 12,5% abv, which is pretty remarkable from California.

    Good balance in the wine, and a perfect match for entrecĂ´te with grilled squash and paprika.

    Will buy again.

  • Ghoulardi wrote: 87 points

    January 28, 2021 - Ton of VA right off the top. Had to let it sit for a night before it was really drinkable.
    This is a fun, tart, light and punchy red that I would never guess is cab franc despite the pepper. On day 2/3 and it started to show more green and earthy notes, but this still feels like a wine that's best with a bit of a chill in the afternoon -- and maybe no more than a glass or two (for me).

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2019
  • Type Red
  • Producer Broc Cellars
  • Varietal Cabernet Franc
  • Designation Koukou
  • Vineyard Crown Point Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Santa Barbara County

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 20 (41%)
  • Consumed 29 (59%)

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