(2013 Vintage) Rich aromas of ripe black cherry accentuated by hints of cedar. Lush, ruby-red color indicated the level of concentration yielded by the vintage and the vineyards. On the palate, rich flavors mirror the aromas and are complemented by soft, silky tannins on the finish.
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines(2005 Vintage) 15% Cabernet Franc. The creamy, mildly vanillin, well-ripened, cherryish aromas of this one start the wine off well and the open flavors that follow confirm our initial optimism. The wine is far less than generous across the palate, however, and is summarily closed off by abrasive tannins.