Our 2012 Rutherford Reserve Cabernet Franc is introduced by a beautifully elegant nose of violets, ripe berries and toasted vanilla with subtle hints of white pepper. As the wine opens up, it displays fragrant notes of lightly roasted hazelnuts, espresso and sweet tobacco.
On the palate this wine delivers flavors of ripe cherry, rich blueberry, savory herbs and cocoa on the finish. Full-bodied and supple, this wine showcases a gorgeous mid-pallet with refined, silky tannins. Delightful now, this age worthy wine will continue to mature for the next decade.