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Pride Mountain Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Franc 2003

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Low crop levels in the 2003 vintage were disappointing, but served to intensify the already delightful character of our Cabernet Franc. Blended with 25% Merlot, this remarkable wine is virtually opaque in its deep ruby hue. Aromas and flavors of boysenberry, red currant and fresh sage gush from its rich and explosive mid-palate, followed by ripe blueberry, espresso and deep chocolate flavors in the finish.

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Pride Mountain Vineyards:
People immediately understand why the winery estate was previously named "Summit Ranch." The twisting twenty-minute drive west from St. Helena, or east from Santa Rosa, rewards visitors with a stunning view of rugged Mount St. Helena to the northeast and verdant vineyards rising skyward in all directions. Pride Mountain Vineyards is a 235-acre estate with a wooden-beamed, modest-sized winery ... Read more
People immediately understand why the winery estate was previously named "Summit Ranch." The twisting twenty-minute drive west from St. Helena, or east from Santa Rosa, rewards visitors with a stunning view of rugged Mount St. Helena to the northeast and verdant vineyards rising skyward in all directions. Pride Mountain Vineyards is a 235-acre estate with a wooden-beamed, modest-sized winery that blends smoothly into its mountainous surroundings and California heritage. The charming and unpretentious tasting room offers guests the opportunity to sample the latest vintages while chatting with the gracious and knowledgeable staff. County regulations require that visitors hold a prior appointment. Read less

External Reviews for Pride Mountain Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Franc

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/22/2010

Blue fruits, ethereal lightness, and considerable elegance characterize the 2003 Cabernet Franc. It reveals minty, floral, blue and black fruit characteristics, admirable intensity and palate saturation, and considerable lightness on the palate. Drin... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Cabernet Franc wine from California in USA. 2003 Pride Mountain Vineyards Cabernet Franc 750ml



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Low crop levels in the 2003 vintage were disappointing, but served to intensify the already delightful character of our Cabernet Franc. Blended with 25% Merlot, this remarkable wine is virtually opaque in its deep ruby hue. Aromas and flavors of boysenberry, red currant and fresh sage gush from its rich and explosive mid-palate, followed by ripe blueberry, espresso and deep chocolate flavors in the finish.

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