Browne Family Vineyards 2013 Cabernet Franc, Columbia Valley, $35

By on July 16, 2016

browne-family-vineyards-cabernet-franc-2013-bottleA product of two Yakima Valley sites – Precept Wine’s estate Canyon Vineyard Ranch and the Corliss-owned Blackrock Vineyard – John Freeman pulled from this warm vintage aromas of smoky blueberry, inviting herbal tones and a big puff of chalkboard dusty. There’s less herbaceousness at play on the palate, which is broadly framed by chocolate-covered pomegranate, blueberry skins and elderberry acidity. Enjoy now with well-marbled meats or tuck away in the cellar for several years.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 378 cases

Alcohol: 13.6%

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