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2007 Damiani Wine Cellars Cabernet Franc

Damiani 2007 Cabernet Franc

Winery: Damiani Wine Cellars

Vintage: 2007

Wine Name/Vineyard:

Wine Category: Cabernet Franc

Grape blend: 100% Cabernet Franc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Finger Lakes

State or country: NY

Price: $23

Cases produced: 110

KWG Score: 87.3 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (87.75)

Review date: April 7, 2009

Wine Review: The red wine that I think performs best in the Finger Lakes is Cab Franc. This bright ruby colored offering from Damiani recently beat out a LI Cab Franc in a head to head tasting that we recently conducted. This wine opened with light plum like bouquet with a hint of spearmint. On the palate, this wine was medium bodied, nicely balanced, elegant, and smooth. The flavor profile was a tasty light raspberry. The finish is dry and lingers slightly. Our group thought this wine was very easy to drink and should be consumed in the near term. We thought it would pair very well with chicken parmigianna. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Medium to full-bodied. Beautiful nose with notes of blueberry and ripe wild berries, chocolate and a lengthy, satisfying finish. Gorgeous and available now, this is a superb example of a Finger Lakes Cab Franc.

Organic status: not organic

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