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2017 First Bridge (Cab Franc, Cab Sauv, Merlot, Petit Verdot)

2017 First Bridge (Cab Franc, Cab Sauv, Merlot, Petit Verdot)

Red Blend
VA - Fauquier - Middleburg
$44.00 / 750 mL Bottle

  • Alcohol 12.80%
  • Bottling Date 5/18/2020
Gold/Atlantic Seaboard Silver/San Fran Int'l
B A C K G R O U N D
First Bridge represents a balanced blend of traditional Bordeaux varietals, leading with Cabernet Franc, which is now widely regarded as Virginia’s most successful red grape. A food-friendly wine, the moderate alcohol level and smooth tannins
allow it to pair well with a wide variety of foods or to be enjoyed on its own. The label features a photograph of one of two bridges that were commissioned by owner Kiernan Slater Patusky's great grandfather George Meachem Slater along with three other farmer neighbors in 1919 to enable them to more easily move their cattle across the Goose Creek in two places to get them to the depot in Rectortown.

V A R I E T A L / V I N E Y A R D
Cabernet Franc; Cabernet Sauvignon; Merlot; Petit Verdot


A G I N G
16 months aging in 100% French oak barrel.

Winemaker Name

Katell Griaud