Sonoma County Claret

St. Francis Winery & Vineyards

Sonoma County Claret

Certified Sustainable, Organic or Biodynamic Green Certified

Region: America / California / Sonoma County

Claret is the traditional British term for Bordeaux, and this wine is made up of the classic red varieties of the region: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. This blend changes with each vintage. Each variety is fermented separately and lots are kept separate for oak maturation, until blending takes place six months before bottling.

Best Bordeaux Blend

San Francisco International Wine Competition

2017 vintage
89 Points

Wine Spectator

2014 vintage
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tasting note

Displays aromas and flavors of currants, red and black berries and spice in a full-bodied wine with a velvety mouthfeel.

food pairing

An excellent companion to roast beef, lamb, duck and aged cheeses.

points of distinction

  • A classic claret (Bordeaux) blend of up to five different grapes
  • Matured for 24 months in oak barrels for a complex flavor
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“Select grapes grown on Sonoma's finest vineyards, tended for intensity of flavor and aroma, handpicked and sorted to ensure that only the best are fermented and aged in French oak, will yield a wine of both richness and balance.”

– Chris Louton, Winemaker

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