Scents of sweet red fruit and smoke linger on this fairly dry rosé made from Cabernet Franc grapes. Despite the residual sugar, it's quite puckery on entry with a tart, sour cherry palate. Hints of bramble and foliage add dimension.
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