A very fine cab Franc; smooth, polished and showing its varietal character. The coffee ground flavors, mixed with green tea tannins, give it a defining edge. It's an earthiness that sets it apart from Cabernet Sauvignon. Inside you'll find plenty of plush blueberry and plum fruit. Good winemaking.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.