For all of you who follow our special small production cabernet franc Suspense, we have a treat in store. The 2018 vintage is amazing. It’s the combination of what many of you said are the best traits of this wine of ours; smooth, aromatic, and bold.
SIGHT: Dark red, garnet
AROMATICS: Rose petals, ripe raspberry, plum, cherry
TASTE: Bright acidity, violets, raspberry, cherry, sweet roasted red pepper
TEXTURE/FINISH: Ripe red fruit that is plush and lingering
APPELLATION/VINEYARD: Conner-Lee Vineyard
BLEND: Cabernet Franc, Merlot
AGING: 100% French Oak
PAIRING SUGGESTION: Roasted turkey with cranberry sauce, spiced lentil stew, pork belly tacos, butter herbed mushrooms with red pepper flakes, and soft-ripen cheeses.
CELLARING WINDOW: When cellared properly at 55F, this wine will have a drinking window of 5-7 years but is enjoyable now.