Smoke and char notes mingle with bramble, dark chocolate and autumn leaf accents on this rustic, yet structured, Cabernet Franc. The palate is elegantly fruity, with a crisp black-plum flavor, striking acidity and a delicate touch of vanilla spice. The tannins are bold, so decant to drink now.
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