Artesa

Limited Release Alexander Valley Cabernet Franc

8.935 ratings
8.93 pro ratings
Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California, USA
Cabernet Franc
Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Hard Cheese, Blue Cheese, Chili & Hot Spicy, Pungent Cheese, Potato, White Rice, Herbs, Tomato-Based, Pasta, Mushrooms, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Salami & Prosciutto, Beef, Soft Cheese, Chicken, Lamb, Turkey, Pork, Duck, Venison
Top Notes For
Lori Mike

Pours deep garner in color. ON THE NOSE: black cherry, cola, earth, bell pepper ON THE PALATE: black cherry, nutmeg, tobacco. Medium body medium finish

Pours deep garner in color. ON THE NOSE: black cherry, cola, earth, bell pepper ON THE PALATE: black cherry, nutmeg, tobacco. Medium body medium finish

Aug 26th, 2017
Jesse Pender

Assistant Winemaker Delicato Family Vineyards

8.9

Green bell peppers, a dash of red dried fruit mixed with cigar box aromas.

Green bell peppers, a dash of red dried fruit mixed with cigar box aromas.

Dec 17th, 2016
Paul Masson

I've been told Cabernet Franc is cool

I've been told Cabernet Franc is cool

Feb 23rd, 2015
Sophie Beraznik

Smooth, rich, very smooth

Smooth, rich, very smooth

Aug 28th, 2016
Kevin Neely

Delicious: blackberries, green pepper, and an earthiness . Good now, but has at least a couple more years. It was delicious with some two-day slow cooked pasta sauce.

Delicious: blackberries, green pepper, and an earthiness . Good now, but has at least a couple more years. It was delicious with some two-day slow cooked pasta sauce.

Feb 1st, 2016
Kathryn Innes

Good on a rainy pizza night

Good on a rainy pizza night

Jan 23rd, 2016
Tama Day

Great wine. Vanilla blackberry. Bought several. Cab Franc Alexander Valley

Great wine. Vanilla blackberry. Bought several. Cab Franc Alexander Valley

Sep 7th, 2015
David Britz

Nice once it opens up...great with pasta

Nice once it opens up...great with pasta

Feb 27th, 2015
Stephen Mathews

Stephen had this 6 years ago

Stephen had this 6 years ago

Jul 16th, 2016
Tom Bosserd

Tom had this 5 years ago

Tom had this 5 years ago

Sep 17th, 2017