Frank Family Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
|Region||California, Napa Valley|
A beautiful elegance can be found in the 2013 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, a blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Merlot and the rest Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot aged 20 months in one-third new French oak. This is a good value for a Napa Cabernet. The color is a healthy dark ruby purple, the wine offers up beautiful blueberry and black raspberry fruit and is suggestive of a high-class Pomerol. The oak is pushed way to the background and the wine is medium to full-bodied with supple tannins and a long finish. Drinkable now, it should continue to evolve gracefully and hopefully even improve over the next 10 to 15 years.
A rustic, chewy, chunky style, with strong earth, cedary oak and dusty underbrush elements. Gains in weight but not necessarily complexity. Drink now. 25,000 cases made.