Madsen Family Cellars 2008 Cabernet Franc, Washington, $30

By on May 10, 2014

Madsen Family Cellars logoThis member of the South Sound Wine Trail opened its Olympia tasting room in 2008. Dana Madsen creates a hedonstic Cab Franc from JBK Vineyard on Red Mountain and McKinley Springs in the Horse Heaven Hills. The barrl program broadcasts hints of cocoa powder, filbert skins and crushed walnut along with black cherry. Dark cherry and plum flavors and chewy tannins make for a bold entry, backed by a finish of black pepper and vanilla extract.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 195 cases

Alcohol: 15.5%

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