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Trinchero Napa Valley Central Park West Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2009

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ôCabernet Franc is most often used in blends, but it's intriguing to me to bottle some Cabernet Franc on its own. This wine has an incredible deep garnet color, chai latte and Italian coffee aromas with Cabernet Franc's signature dried herb aromatics. It boasts juicy red fruit, has an uncharacteristically soft mouthfeel for a Cabernet Franc and finishes with luscious dark fruit flavors. Thanks to its valley floor origins, with rich soil and good sun exposure, the flannel-like tannins are soft, yet linger in the back half.ö - Mario Monticelli

Region: USA » California » Napa » St. Helena

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  • 2009

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Color: Red
Varietal: Cabernet Franc
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Trinchero Napa Valley:
'The Trincher Napa Valley winery is a work of art unto itself- -the perfect place to craft our new luxury wines. As an architect, this Project has been especially meaningful to me. No detail was overlooked and we worked tirelessly to not only malce this a great functioning winery, but to also make it a place for friends and family to gather'

ôCabernet Franc is most often used in blends, but it's intriguing to me to bottle some Cabernet Franc on its own. This wine has an incredible deep garnet color, chai latte and Italian coffee aromas with Cabernet Franc's signature dried herb aromatics. It boasts juicy red fruit, has an uncharacteristically soft mouthfeel for a Cabernet Franc and finishes with luscious dark fruit flavors. Thanks to its valley floor origins, with rich soil and good sun exposure, the flannel-like tannins are soft, yet linger in the back half.ö - Mario Monticelli

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