Ehlers Estate Cabernet Franc 2002

Cabernet Franc from Napa Valley, California

Price: $29.99
Item No. 84638

Winemaker's Notes

A powerful and intense wine with a terrific sense of balance. The aromatic invitation has shades of sage, earth and cedar although clearly driven by dark currant and black cherry. A very concentrated mid-palate focuses on blueberry, plum and black fruit. The rich and round finish includes sweet leather, cedar and fresh spice notes wrapped up with a hint of creamy oak.

Learn About Ehlers Estate

In 1886, Bernard Ehlers completed planting the vineyards and constructed the stone winery building, which remains today as the focal point of the Estate. When Ehlers passed away in 1901, he left the Estate to his wife Anna, who maintained the property for the next 15 years. In 1923, local resident Alfred Domingos purchased the land from Anna Ehlers. Since home winemaking was legal,...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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Learn About Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc(cab-uhr-NAY frahnk) Right Place, Right time You won't often find this grape bottled as a single variety as it can lean towards earthy, vegetal tendencies (think green pepper & olives). Its typical place is in a blend with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or both. Cabernet Franc's home is the right bank of Bordeaux. It is an integral part in...

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