While lusciously ripe, there's a granite-laced edge to this surprisingly complex unoaked Cabernet Franc. Juicy plum and cherry flavors are plump in mouthfeel, yet refreshingly bright in acidity. Fine grained tannins and touches of mint, bramble and earth tease out a long, lingering 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: firstname.lastname@example.org