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2018 Merriam Vineyards Cabernet Franc "Windacre Vineyard"

Merriam 2018 Windacre Cabernet Franc

Winery: Merriam Vineyards

Vintage: 2018

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Windacre Vineyard"

Wine Category: Cabernet Franc

Grape blend: Cabernet Franc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Russian River Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $45

Cases produced: 77

KWG Score: 90.5 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90.5)

Review date: July 2, 2021

Wine Review: This medium purple colored Cabernet Franc from Merriam opens with a black cherry and stewed black plum bouquet with hints of strawberry, tobacco leaf and nutmeg. On the palate, this wine is medium plus bodied, balanced, smooth and juicy. The flavor profile is mild black cherry with notes of spiced red plum and black currant. We also detected hints of red raspberry, subtle oak, faint minerality and black pepper. The finish is dry and its gentle fine-grained tannins fade away nicely. This elegant and food friendly Cab Franc would pair well with Carne Asada tacos or smoked brisket. Enjoy – Ken & Mark

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

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