Galer Estate, Cabernet Franc 2017, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Tasting Note: Cabernet franc with varietal typicity and a figgy, stonefruit streak.
Medium-intensity ruby in color, this wine has an aromatic, medium-plus-intensity nose of black plum, raspberry, fig, peach stone fruit and violet blossom.
On the palate the dry, medium-bodied cabernet franc has medium-plus-intensity flavors suggested on the nose supported by racy, medium-plus acidity that compliments the slightly-jammy, red-and-black-fruit flavors suggested on the nose.
The wine is medium in tannin and completes with a medium finish.
Bottle Note: Blending nature, science & art. Cabernet franc. Single vineyard origin. Galer home vineyard, West Chester, Pennsylvania. Blend: 100% cabernet franc. Geology: Manor Loam, Glenelg Silt Series, 8-25% slopes. Hand harvested 6 October. Elevage: Aged for 18 months in neutral French oak.
Tasted: Galer Estate Winery Tasting Room, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Tasting Date: September 11, 2019