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Animale 2010 Cabernet Franc Label

2010 Cabernet Franc

AVA: Yakima Valley

Blend: 95% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot

Vineyard: McIntire Vineyard, Sunnyside

Production: 16 cases

Harvest Dates and Brix at Harvest:

  • 10/30/2010, 24.5 brix

Aging:

  • 65% neutral French oak, 11 months
  • 35% glass

Alcohol: 13.5%

Tasting Notes:

Medium-dark ruby-red color; complex assortment of delicate aromas including fresh cherries with hints of cherry candy, pomegranate, pimento, clove and nutmeg. Medium-bodied, fresh and zesty, with moderate tannins suststained through a long finish. This wine will reward many years of aging, courtesy of the 2010 vintage.

Label Art: Linnea Granryd, Seattle, WA