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Whitecliff Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2014 – Completes with a Floral Finish

Whitecliff Vineyard, Cabernet Franc 2014, Hudson River, New York, Wine Casual

Whitecliff Vineyard, Cabernet Franc 2014, Hudson River, New York

Tasting Note: A cabernet franc from the Hudson Valley that reveals a New York state expression of the grape.

Medium-intensity ruby in color, this wine has an aromatic nose of red plum, red cherry, blossom, rosebud and vanilla and clove baking spice.

On the palate the dry, medium-bodied cabernet franc shows fruit flavors suggested on the nose along with some midpalate notes of complexity.

The wine is medium-plus in acidity, medium in concentration and completes with a medium-plus, floral finish.

Bottle Note: Cabernet Franc is a terrific grape for New York’s climate, and produces a delicious wine to complement a meal. With muscular tannins and ripe fruit, it has the rich flavors of a Cabernet Sauvignon without the weight. From lamb to eggplant, or steak to pasta, our estate bottled Cab Franc is the perfect food wine. Whitecliff is . . . Regional: Many of our wines are estate bottled, and all of them are fermented and blended right here. Artisinal: Hand-crafted in small batches. Authentic: Your romantic ideal of a small family winey is alive here at Whitecliff!

Rating: 89 points
Price: $26
Alcohol: 12%
Tasted: Home
Tasting Date: July 10, 2017

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