2004 CABERNET FRANC
Aromas of mint, eucalyptus and cedar suggest an exotic palate to follow: dark cherry, raspberry and chocolate with hints of cinnamon and anise flavors are rich and balanced. Notes of coffee and cigar box are wrapped in soft tannins leading to a big powerful finish.
WINE MAKER'S NOTES
76% Cabernet Franc, 18% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Merlot
RATINGS & AWARDS
Rated: 91, Wine Enthusiast 04/07
ORIGIN OF GRAPE
The fruit for this wine comes from Champoux Vineyards, located 3 miles above the Columbia River in the Horse Heaven Hills AVA. Champoux is one of Washington State's premiere vineyards with some of the oldest and most sought after Cabernet Sauvignon grapes first planted in 1972.