2005 CABERNET FRANC
Powerful, concentrated and muscular, with a deep purple-red color, and a pure aroma of violets and black fruits. The plush dense texture is highlighted by rich tannins featuring a core of black cherry, black plum and cassis flavors edged with graphite, and a symphonic finish.
WINE MAKER'S NOTES
78% Cabernet Franc, 17% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot
RATINGS & AWARDS
Rated: 91, Wine Enthusiast & Wine Spectator
Rated: 92, Parker's Wine Advocate
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.