Charred wood is undeniably abundant, yet surprisingly integrated on the nose and palate of this Monticello Cab Franc amidst layers of spicy mocha chocolate and ripe black fruit. Richly extracted, yet elegant and clean in profile.
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: email@example.com