92 POINTS – BEVERAGE TASTING INSTITUTE
“Ruby black color. Interesting aromas of lingonberry jam and dried eucalyptus leaf with silky fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a tangy, praline, creme brulee and fine tannin finish. A robust and well structured cabernet franc for sipping or the table.”
GOLD MEDAL - HILTON HEAD WINE COMPETITION
The grapes for the 2009 Napa Valley Cabernet Franc were harvested from a steep hillside vineyard located at the 2100 foot elevation on the Silverado Mountain Range in the beautiful Napa Valley. The harvest date was October 12th with a sugar of 24.8 degrees Brix, a TA of .61mg/100ml and a pH of 3.49. The wine was fermented in a stainless steel tank and pumped over 3 times daily for 5 days and aged in once used French oak barrels for 22 months.
Cabernet Franc 92%, Cabernet Sauvignon 8%
58 Cases Made.