Wine Gallery, CA USD 19.99 750ml

Winesmith Cabernet Franc Sonoma County 2006

Member Review by aronowm2:

This wine is stellar. Smells like an expensive California Cabernet Sauvignon. Tastes like one as well with some light oak. Very ripe fruit flavors mixed with earthy flavors. Great mix of new world and old world flavors. Lots of versatility with food. I ate it with a whole wheat portobello mushroom pizza. Drinking perfectly right now and it's my first Cab Franc.

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Winesmith Cellars:
We Smiths offer you skillfully crafted wines which explore traditions outside the mainstream. We've chosen to present ourselves a little differently than most winery websites, because our tiny production interests us in close personal relationships with a limited and knowledgeable clientele who are thirsty for a real connection. Our wine is our personal artisanal expression, not a commodity we ... Read more
We Smiths offer you skillfully crafted wines which explore traditions outside the mainstream. We've chosen to present ourselves a little differently than most winery websites, because our tiny production interests us in close personal relationships with a limited and knowledgeable clientele who are thirsty for a real connection. Our wine is our personal artisanal expression, not a commodity we mass market. Tasting is believing. WineSmith wines always harken to European style goals: plush, velvety structure, aromatic integration, mineral depth. When your guests taste WineSmith, the first sip should carry them away, like pressing the DOWN button on the elevator. Many California wineries try to "knock your socks off" with wine styles which eschew grace in favor of impact. Not us. After the first taste, you'll probably remain fully clothed. But prepare yourself to be sorry when it's all gone. Read less

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Snooth User: aronowm2
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5.00 5
Vintage: 2005 09/16/2008

This wine is stellar. Smells like an expensive California Cabernet Sauvignon. Tastes like one as well with some light oak. Very ripe fruit flavors mixed with earthy flavors. Great mix of new world and old world flavors. Lots of versatility with food. I ate it with a whole wheat portobello mushroom pizza. Drinking perfectly right now and it's my first Cab Franc.


Snooth User: wguern
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2005 12/01/2009

I got this wine for half price on closeout. Even at the normal price, this is a great deal. The nose is nice and fruity, but not overly so, as can happen with CA wines and there is a hint of chocolate. A bit of oak is there, and the tannins are soft and supple. Drink now.



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