Canyon Wind Cabernet Franc (2012)

Wine Details

Wine Name: Canyon Wind Cabernet Franc
Vintage: 2012
Price: $30
Vintner: Christianson Cellars

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Winery: Christianson Cellars - Canyon Wind Cellars view winery
Christianson Vineyards - Riverside Vineyard view vineyard

Winery Details

Contact Info

Address: 3907 North River Road
City: Palisade
State: CO
Zip: 81526
Phone: 970-464-0888
Other Wines by Christianson Cellars - Canyon Wind Cellars
Wine (Vintage)PriceScore
1. Boreas (2009)$4589.15
2. Notus (2011)$4587
3. Zephyrus (2010)$4592
4. Iapyx (2011)$35
5. Canyon Wind Cabernet Sauvignon (2007)$2582.5
6. Canyon Wind 47-Ten Red (2011)$12
7. Canyon Wind 47-Ten Rose (2012)$12
8. Canyon Wind 47-Ten White (2012)$ -
9. Canyon Wind Petit Verdot (2010)$2588
10. Canyon Wind IV (2007)$10088
11. Canyon Wind Pinot Gris (2012)$15
12. Canyon Wind Sauvignon Blanc (2012)$15
13. Canyon Wind Merlot (2009)$2086
14. Canyon Wind Chardonnay (2012)$18

Land Profile


Elevation4733.75 ft.
Slope2.5% (1.41°)
AspectSoutheast (127.81°)

Solar Radiation

Average Radiation TotalWH/m2
Growing Season170278.66

Climate Indices

Index Name
Growing Degree-Days3038.03
Huglin Index2502.19
Biologically Effective Degree-Days1569.75

Temperature & Rainfall

AverageHi °FLow °FRain in.
Growing Season79.748.67.19
For more detailed information about the topography, climate, and soil of the vineyard blocks that grew these grapes, click on the individual blocks in the block list.

Block List

Source Vineyard Blocks (1)

  1. Christianson Vineyards - Riverside Vineyard
    Block: 5
    (0.99 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Franc, Regions: Grand Valley
    View block details

Wine History

Grapes from these blocks have been used in the following wines:
Wine (Vintage)PriceScore
1. Canyon Wind Cabernet Franc (2012)$30
2. Canyon Wind 47-Ten Red (2011)$12
3. Zephyrus (2010)$4592
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