Cabernet Franc, Napa Valley, Oakville, Detert 2019

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85% Cabernet Franc, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon (100% Detert-clone Cabernet Franc from 1949 planting). Part of the historic To Kalon Vineyard.

Distributor Notes: "Aged 18 months in 225L French oak (60% new). A delicious, supple Detert Cabernet Franc with the classic texture, power and range of flavors that this vineyard produces. Dense, lush and layered in the mouth, revealing flavors of licorice, dark chocolate, currant and fig preserves over a silky framework of tannin. Long, plush finish shows a range of dried herbs, currant, anise, sandalwood and cocoa that builds and builds. Totally delicious now."

Winemaking Team Notes: "The 2019 Cabernet Franc leads with expressive floral blackberry, grilled herbs and baking chocolate aromas. Supple and energetic in the mouth, showing a complex range of plum, blackberry, espresso and cocoa powder flavors layered with mineral and herbs. All balanced on an elegant framework with a long flavorful finish over fine-grained tannins. Has all the hallmarks of classic Detert Cabernet Franc - delicious now and sure to develop for 20+ years.

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