This is the winery's first varietal bottling of Cabernet Franc, and it captures the green, herbal side of the grape. There are dark fruit flavors also, but the green streak dominates. That said, it's supple and balanced, and for fans of that style of Franc it's a perfectly fine example.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.