Aromatic and spicy. Choice “blending grape” in wine production for its low tannins and acids. Cabernet Franc is one of three major varieties grown in the Bordeaux region of France, discovered in the late 18th century. In this dwarf version of its popular parent, get miniature clusters of deep-blue grapes on dwarf vines in as little as 12 weeks! Upright growth habit. Can thrive in northern climates and relatively poor soils. Requires winter protection if grown in a container. Cold-hardy. Ripens in August/September. Self-pollinating.