A restrained Cabernet Franc, this also holds small percentages of Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec. Highly structured, it offers violets, herb and shy red cherry and raspberry fruit. Soft, it's enjoyable now but could also be aged through 2019. Enjoy with spring lamb.
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Contributing Editor Virginie Boone has been with Wine Enthusiast since 2010, and reviews the wines of Napa and Sonoma. Boone began her writing career with Lonely Planet travel guides, which eventually led to California-focused wine coverage. She contributes to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat
and Sonoma Magazine
, and is a regular panelist and speaker on wine topics in California and beyond.