Frank Family Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Frank Family Vineyards
The 2008 Frank Family Vineyard's Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon leads with generous aromas of dark chocolate, black cherry and spice which are layered with dusty cedar and loam. The palate is vibrant and concentrated; bursting with ripe black cherries, plum, currant and blackberry which are balanced with well structured tannins providing a lasting grip while maintaining a refined elegance.
The 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon is terrific. There is plenty of varietal character and sheer personality in this beautifully delineated Cabernet Sauvignon. Dark red fruit, grilled herbs, tobacco and spices flow through gracefully in this medium-bodied, harmonious offering, which gains intensity with air. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2020.Score: 92. —Antonio Galloni, December 2011.
This is a big, rich Cabernet, loaded with gobs of lip-smacking blackberry, cherry, currant and oak flavors. Couldn't be riper, and the tannins are soft and smooth. A little obvious in its charms, but a real crowd pleaser.Score: 90. —Steve Heimoff, April 01, 2012.
This supple-textured red shows ripe plum, cherry and currant notes that are open-knit and easy-drinking. Complex, if on a modest scale, ending with an elegant spice, cedar and light mineral edge. Drink now through 2018.Score: 90. —James Laube, November 15, 2011.
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