This cool-climate rendition of Cabernet Franc has intense aromatics of olive, peppery spice, leather, herbal plum and berry. It shows power and a nice mouthfeel, with a medicinal black-fruit flavor and a strong herbal backbone. The finish is moderately oaky and resiny.
Spanish and South American Editor
Reviews wines from Argentina, Chile and Spain.
Michael Schachner is a New York-based journalist specializing in wine, food and travel. His articles appear regularly in Wine Enthusiast,
where he is a longstanding contributing editor responsible for South America and Spain. Schachner reviews more than 2,000 wines annually for WE
and regularly travels to Chile, Argentina and Spain to keep abreast of the constantly changing global wine map.