CLR-079

Cabernet Franc, ‘Napa Valley – 214’, Lang & Reed

Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard is one of the coolest locations in Napa Valley. Here, on this rocky promontory that overlooks the northern reaches of San Francisco Bay, the warm California sunshine alternates with the cool breezes of the Pacific Ocean, providing an ideal location for Loire Valley native Clone 214 to express it finest characteristics.

Aged 16 months in French Oak

Producer:
Vintage:
2013
Country:
USA
Region:
California
Appellation:
Napa
Variety:
Cabernet Franc
Color:
Red
Case Pack:
12
Bottle Size:
750

Tasting Notes

The aroma distills white and red cherry with an ethereal ‘sous bois’ (or forest floor) impression. On the palate, this wine possesses bright and pure Cabernet Franc flavors of firm black cherry, cassis and graphite, which are expansive and made mouthwatering by ample fresh fruit acidity. The finish is supported by solid, but not oppressive, tannins, which have flavor elements that provide memorable length.

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