Chilcas 2005 Tierra Oscura Cabernet Franc (Maule Valley)

A real South American take on this French grape. The nose is savory and smoky, with deep berry and vanilla aromas. So far so good, but the palate turns tannic and astringent, with black fruit and fig flavors getting run over by the grating mouthfeel. A take-no-prisoners wine with a coarse edge. Michael Schachner

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