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Bailiwick 2013 Cabernet Franc Alegría Vineyard

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2013 Cabernet Franc

Alegría Vineyard
Russian River Valley AVA
Gold Wine Club Selection
90 Points — Wine Enthusiast magazine
90 Points — Ken's Wine Guide

Alegría Vineyard, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County
17 months in French Oak
Cases Produced
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The Vais brothers have always enjoyed Cabernet Franc as it is produced in France’s Loire Valley, the historical source for many delightful French bistro wines. Searching in Sonoma County, they found a vineyard that produces Cabernet Franc grapes in this particular style – the Alegría Vineyard near Healdsburg. This 2013 Cabernet Franc's fresh aromas of boysenberry, violets, leather, and wet granite complement the ripe flavors of boysenberry, and cherry, backed by nice minerality and soft tannins. This is a deliciously fresh rendition of a Cabernet Franc.

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