Spice and menthol notes accent the nose on this dark, black cherry-perfumed Cabernet Franc. With intensely concentrated fruit on the palate, it's plush with a rich, full-bodied texture, but balanced by wonderfully soft tannins and a vibrant sour cherry acidity that carries through to a long finish.
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