Red

2011 Pride Mountain Vineyards Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
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Community Tasting Notes 17

  • ey1294 wrote: (93 points)

    December 5, 2016 - - Brick color with slow forming legs and aromas of cherry, vanilla and cedar. It's balanced and has flavours of cherry, black currant and blackberry with a medium/full body. Smooth texture with a long finish - Decanted four hours. The wine lost its edge and gained its body over the time. The cedar nose is slight pencil shavings. Loved this wine; served with pork chops with root beer sauce, thank you chef Emeril Lagasse, a perfect match!

    Slight sediment thrown, I think another 7-10 years in cellar.

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  • kgoldsbe Likes this wine: (90 points)

    August 21, 2016 - Spicy fresh herb on the nose and tongue. The higher alcohol content shows in the legs and on the tongue. It has a secondary fruit note of unsweetened dark fruit (black cherry, black currant). It is not a ripe, fresh or dried fruit note, but is definitely present. This wine will soften with age, but it may not get better.

  • moxielady wrote: (92 points)

    July 23, 2016 - Delicious

  • mpsocal Likes this wine: (92 points)

    August 22, 2015 - Great wine. Still needs some time to open up but when it does it's really good. Flavors of cherry with a long finish. The nose isn't great at first but it opens quite nice. Still needs time but this could be outstanding 2-5 years

  • Votefordennis Likes this wine: (93 points)

    March 14, 2015 - Very good, lots of sediment - maybe better to drink earlier instead of storing much longer?

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2014, IWC Issue #174 (link)

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    2011 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon: Terroir Matters - Updated (Nov 2013) (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type Red
  • Producer Pride Mountain Vineyards
  • Varietal Cabernet Franc
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Sonoma County
  • UPC Codes 767191500114, 767191500121

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 11 (1%)
  • In Cellars 1,078 (71%)
  • Consumed 420 (28%)

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