Franc Sentence Examples
The monetary unit is the dinar (franc) of loo paras (centimes).
The Palais de Justice, of the 18th century, on the site of the House of the Franc - the outside burghers of the Franc district admitted to the full privileges of citizenship - contains a fine carved chimney-piece (1530).
Although Malbec is missing, the remaining royalty of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Petit Verdot are all present and accounted for in this Bordeaux-style red wine.
There are minor plantings of Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Grenache, and Syrah, as well, to add depth and balance to many of their varietals.
Le Pousseur is predominantly Syrah with bits of Mourvèdre, Cinsault and Cabernet Franc.Advertisement
This is a wonderful wine that is 75 percent Cabernet, 23 percent Merlot and 3 percent Cab Franc.
It's a blend of Merlot (60 percent), Cabernet Sauvignon (28 percent), and Cabernet Franc (12 percent).
While dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon, small percentages of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot are added for complexity and roundness.
Some of the many varieties of grapes grown in the area include Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, Cabernet Franc and Gewurztraminer.
They grow Cabernet Franc, Riesling, Lemberger and Pinot Noir grapes at their Savina Estate Vineyard and Cabernet Franc, Riesling, Pinot Noir, Lemberger and Guwerztraminer grapes at their Catherine Estate Vineyard.Advertisement
This region is well known for Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Chateau Lafite-Rothschild and Chateau Haut-Brion, among others.
Wines produced there include favorites such as Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc as well as a few red wines such as Cabernet Franc.
For instance, the Bordeaux region of France is known for growing red grapes like Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc while the Burgandy region is primarily known for growing Pinot Noir grapes.
Most commonly, winemakers blend Merlot with other Bordeaux grapes such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Malbec, and Carménère.
Instead, her team discovered that the modern-day Cabernet Sauvignon grapes descended from a cross between Cabernet franc and Sauvignon blanc.Advertisement
The basic uniform of the Franc Garde consisted of a dark blue jacket over a white button down collared shirt with a black tie.
Unit insignia was worn on the left sleeve, halfway between the shoulder and elbow, with the badge of the Franc Garde regulars wore on the right breast pocket.
The weapons of the Franc Garde consisted usually of a pistol sidearm, carried in a brown leather holster attached to a brown belt worn over the blue jacket (which also had cargo pockets along the lower part of the jacket).
The coinage formerly was the caroub and piastre (the latter worth about 6d.), but in 1891 the French reformed the coinage, substituting the franc as a unit, and having the money minted at Paris.
Government accounts are kept in "Kham" rupees, the "Kham" being worth about five-sixths of a Kandahari rupee; in other words, it about equals the franc, or the Persian "kran."Advertisement
The name of his mother was Jeanne le Franc; she was the daughter of an innkeeper at Cambrai, who afterwards came to reside at Noyon.
In a step inconceivable two generations ago, the mark, franc, and lira have been replaced by the euro.
Slightly reduced aromas of kirsch, raspberry and licorice, with a medicinal austerity from the sizable cabernet franc component.
Paris, with its 68 milliards franc stock of gold and 21½ milliards franc stock of gold and 21½ milliard stock of foreign currencies, suddenly became master of the situation.
Made under the supervision of experienced winemaker Eric Laurent using 100% Cabernet Franc grapes, this is a typical example of Saumur Rouge.Advertisement
The suppression of the Encyclopedie, to which he had been a considerable contributor, and whose conductors were his intimate friends, drew from him a shower of lampoons directed now at "l'infame" (see infra) generally, now at literary victims, such as Le Franc de Pompignan (who had written one piece of verse so much better than anything serious of Voltaire's that he could not be forgiven), or Palissot (who in his play Les Philosophes had boldly gibbeted most of the persons so termed, but had not included Voltaire), now at Freron, an excellent critic and a dangerous writer, who had attacked Voltaire from the conservative side, and at whom the patriarch of Ferney, as he now began to be called, levelled in return the very inferior farce-lampoon of L'Ecossaise, of the first night of which Freron himself did an admirably humorous criticism.
Perhaps the most well-known of all of France's wine regions, Bordeaux produces Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot blends with other grapes added including Petite Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Carmenère, and Malbec.
Cabernet Franc often gets lost in the shadow of its powerful Bordeaux big brothers, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.
The Santa Lucia Highlands Cabernet Franc from Hayman & Hill Winery is an excellent example of just how good the grape can be when it steps out of the shadows.
Winemakers at the Hayman & Hill winery in Sonoma County infuse their passion for winemaking into all of their product offerings, and this Cabernet Franc is no exception.
Cabernet Franc is typically a fairly tannic and acidic wine that ages well, so you may find a few bottles sitting in cellars somewhere.
Beyond the Bab-el-Bahar (sea-gate), now called Porte de France, on the level ground by the Bahira, is the marine town, or Quartier Franc, built since the French occupation in 1881.
The Rumanian franc, or leu (" lion"), so called from the image it bore, came likewise from Craiova.
Formerly European coins of all kinds were in general circulation, now the only foreign coins current are the English sovereign, the French 20 franc piece and the Turkish mejidie, a gold coin worth 18 shillings.
In the case of the currency the old Spanish name of peseta was retained for the unit (the franc, 91/2d.).
See Assoc. Franc. pour l'Avanc. des Sciences (1898), for a paper on oscillographs describing Blondel's original invention of the oscillograph in 1891.
The values of the coinage are pieces of 5 and 10 centimes in bronze, of 50 centimes, 1 franc and 2 francs in silver, of 10 francs and 20 francs in gold.
After the Crimean War, a bimetallic currency was adopted, with the le g (franc) of loo bani (centimes) as the unit of value.