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2007 Franciscan Cabernet Sauvignon "Napa Valley"

Franciscan 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon

Winery: Franciscan

Vintage: 2007

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Napa Valley"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 83% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Merlot, 3% Syrah & 1% Petit Verdot

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Napa Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $24

Cases produced: 110,513

KWG Score: 92 (based on 2 reviews)

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

Review date: May 9, 2011

Wine Review: This opaque and almost pitch black colored Cabernet opens with a black cherry bouquet with a hint of black currant. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, very approachable and easy going. The flavor profile is a mild black currant with notes of ripe blackberry and a touch of oak towards the end. The finish is dry and its gentle tannins and fruit flavors linger nicely. This is a very food friendly Cab and would make a very nice glass pour. I would pair it with duck based dishes. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: The fruit-laden 2007 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon offers a luscious bouquet of dark fruit including blackcurrant, black cherry, and blackberry layered over aromas of sweet vanilla and baking spices. Approachable cherry and cocoa notes lead to a wine of intense concentration, with flavors of dried plums and cola laced with hints of tobacco. Generous weight and mouth-filling velvet tannins frame a finish that lingers with flavors of dark cherry and cassis.

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