2020 Cabernet Franc
NWAC Gold Medal Winner!
Everything from planting, to drinking Cab Franc brings me pleasure. Everything with this varietal always seems to line up right. The vines love growing here in our gnarly stony soils and translating that through the cellar seems rather simple. When things are so well suited for each other, the result is our Cab Franc program. Ripe, yet boasting a chewy structure. Those cigar box characters, that more rustic savoury tone, those stewed dark fruits, black raspberries all describe this wine. A little aging will develop floral and licorice tones but do try both! Open one early to explore that more vibrant and rowdy side. Age and allow more complex or more subdued fruit to yield to licorice and chocolate characters.