Frank Family Vineyards, Napa Valley, California
80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot, 4% Cabernet Franc
Open with rich scents of black fruit and cedar. This wine is fruit-forward with intense cassis, plum and blackberry flavours, it's balanced with notes of tobacco, spice, and a solid structure for length on the palate, finishing with a touch of dark chocolate. 20 months in 30% new and 70% once and twice-filled French oak barrels.
Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
79% Zinfandel, 18% Petite Sirah, 3% Cabernet Sauvignon
Bright scarlet in colour and possesses aromas of rhubarb, licorice, graphite and white pepper. On the palate, flavours of sweet plum , cherries and vanilla meld with hints of tarragon. The wine is balanced with silky tannins, earthiness and a kick of spice.
100% Pinot Noir
Bright ruby core and opens with aromas of black cherries, raspberry and spice. As the wine opens, floral notes reminiscent of hibiscus flower and potpourri blossom in the glass. The palate is fleshy, loaded with fresh berry flavours and lush savory notes that lead to roasted chestnuts and toffee flavours. The tannins are refined and provide elegance and structure.
Pinot Noir 2013
100 % Chardonnay
Fruit-forward and balanced, delivering scents of pear, apple, butterscotch and pineapple, laced with delicate floral notes of honeysuckle. The attack is layered with succulent stone fruit flavours and buttery, toasted pastry dough. The lively acidity, combined with a rich creaminess and almond toffee flavours, give this wine a long, pleasing finish.