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Animale 2013 Cabernet Franc Label Cabernet Franc On The Vine Fall 2015

2013 Cabernet Franc

AVA: Yakima Valley

Blend:

  • 90% Cabernet Franc
  • 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 5% Petit Verdot

Vineyard: McIntire Vineyard, Sunnyside (Cabernet Franc)

Harvest Dates and Ripeness: (Cabernet Franc)

  • 10/11/13, 24.5 brix
  • 11/1/13, 25.6 brix

Aging:

  • 36% in neutral French oak for fifteen months
  • 64% stainless steel

Alcohol: 13.6%

Production: 45 cases

Tasting Notes:

Bright garnet-red color, medium- to full-bodied; aromas of strawberry and raspberry, flavors of red currant, cherry pie, with hints of slate. A softer, approachable wine for pairing with a cheese plate or delicate cuisine.

Reviewed:

  • Wine Enthusiast (Sean Sullivan), December 2016 - Recommended Wine, Rating: 89 Points

Label Design: Curt Collinsworth, San Francisco, CA

Winery Retail: $25

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