Napa Valley Cabernet Franc

McKenzie-Mueller, Napa Valley, Estate Bottled, Cabernet Franc 2005 The black fruit in the nose is very sweet smelling, with notes of pencil shavings and cedar. In the mouth it is light to medium-bodied with a sense of vanilla and chalky tannins in the background. GP&B in Napa 14.9% $35 for the previous vintage at the winery, this upcoming release is a gift to the class from the SFCWC McKenzie-Mueller

Beaucanon Estate, Napa Valley, L cuvee, Cabernet Franc 2004 The fruit is rather evolved and being overtaken by a spiritous character while the structure is still quite formidable. Grown and bottled in Napa 14.3% $26 a bottle for the current release 2005 at the winery, this bottle a gift to the class fromt he SFCWC

Beaucanon Estate

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Ray Johnson is the Executive Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He writes about food and wine, his travels and the business of wine. He makes his home in Sonoma County, California.
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