2009 Sheridan Vineyard Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc

  • USA
  • > Washington
  • > Columbia Valley
  • > Yakima Valley
Drink between 2014 - 2020
CT93 39 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 21

  • Triplet wrote: (93 points)

    August 23, 2014 - Really enjoyed this wine. Short decant but still big fruit on the nose. Lots of purple blue fruit on the palate and great mouthfeel and finish. Wish I had more.

  • aidyl Likes this wine: (94 points)

    March 29, 2014 - This is a fantastic Cab Franc. Was clearly still too early when the cork was popped so we decanted it. After an hour, the nose of ripe red and black fruit, violets, and spices became evident. After 2 hours, it had really opened up and was extremely impressive with its balance, complexity, and length. Because it's still so young, there was much more fruit than leather, but it was a fantastic bottle and one that will only get better with a few more years. I'm looking forward to trying it again with another bottle in a year or two. Highly recommended.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • EvanRose Likes this wine: (92 points)

    March 15, 2014 - My wife and I have become huge fans of WA cab franc and Sheridan does it very well. It took a while to open fully, but certainly worth the wait. Deep aroma of fruit to start, well balanced and good acidity. Great with food.

  • mojowine Likes this wine: (94 points)

    February 24, 2014 - Way more fruit than the last bottle! I was concerned after reading the WA guy's ratings last year that Sheridan would never develop fruit and boy was he wrong! This wine opened up in less than an hour and was great with steak and trimmings. Amazing QPR on this wine.

  • pschultz Likes this wine: (92 points)

    December 8, 2013 - Decanted two hours. A supple and elegant beast of a wine. Text book cab franc. Great deep violet color, inky and teeth staining. Cherries and cedar on the nose. Violets, cherries, cedar and a hint of leather. It will age well, I would like revisit in a few years when the tannins settle down.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Sheridan Vineyard
  • Varietal Cabernet Franc
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region Washington
  • SubRegion Columbia Valley
  • Appellation Yakima Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 290 (76%)
  • Consumed 92 (24%)

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