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2005 Damiani Wine Cellars Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc

Winery: Damiani Wine Cellars

Vintage: 2005

Wine Name/Vineyard:

Wine Category: Cabernet Franc

Grape blend: 100% Cabernet Franc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Finger Lakes

State or country: NY

Price: $22

Cases produced: 140

KWG Score: 90 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93.99-90)

Review date: September 3, 2007

Wine Review: Based upon my visit and tastings, 2005 was a Very Good year for Cabernet Franc in the Finger Lakes. This dark red offering from Damiani was one of the winners from the vintage. This wine opens with a light blackberry like bouquet. On the palate, this full bodied wine is round, very approachable, and has terrific blackberry and plum like flavors. The finish is very very dry and is very long in length. This wine will match well with steak now and reward the owner after 3 to 5 years in the cellar. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Beautiful fruit forward, full-bodied exceptional wine with hints of smoke and blackberry.

Organic status: not organic

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