Fresh blackberry and cherry aromas are cloaked in exotic shades of cocoa powder, soil and spice on the nose of this Cabernet Franc. The palate is a bit more reserved, suggesting crisp black-fruit flavors bolstered by fine tannins and a zesty acidic backbone. The finish is brisk but clean.
Anna Lee C. Iijima joined Wine Enthusiast in 2010. A former attorney turned beverage devotee, she holds a Diploma in Wine and Spirits from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust and is a student in the Masters of Wine Program. She is also an Advanced Sake Professional of the Sake Education Council with an enduring love for saké and shochu.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org