Whidbey Island Winery 2010 Cabernet Franc, Yakima Valley, $20

By on February 25, 2013

Washington wineGreg and Elizabeth Osenbach have been crafting delicious wines for more than 20 years near the town of Langley on Washington’s Whidbey Island. In addition to their estate vineyard, they also bring in warm-climate grapes from Crawford Vineyard near the Yakima Valley town of Prosser. This is a classic Washington Cab Franc with aromas of sweet herbs, leaves and red cherry, followed by flavors of red currant, dried cherry, cola and white chocolate. This wine is sold out at the winery, but it still might be available from Puget Sound wine merchants.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 125 cases

Alcohol: 13%

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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