Whiffs of raspberry are accented with bramble and dried herbs on this bold, richly textured Cabernet Franc. Big, bitter tannins frame delicate red fruit flavors, finishing with a kiss of cranberry acidity. It's brawny still, but should meld beautifully from 2016–2020.
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