Red

2005 Pride Mountain Vineyards Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
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Community Tasting Notes 111

  • DMET wrote: (92 points)

    July 29, 2016 - Deep burnt red when opened and SUPER tight! Looked like a 1980 Bordeaux. 30 minutes later it was a deep purple and attend to open up. In about it was spectacular! Big tannins, sweet and sour all in one. Great wine.

  • JBVino wrote:

    July 4, 2016 - First of these... underwhelmed. Nothing materially wrong just lacked a calling card. Will try another bottle.

    I have had much better vintages of this wine.

  • denisontb Likes this wine: (90 points)

    February 13, 2016 - Drinking very nicely. Benefitted from about 30 min decant. Large wine, long finish. No need to keep holding this one.

  • joelbkaplan wrote: (90 points)

    December 20, 2015 - jammy, bold, rich wonderful wine with food.

  • joelbkaplan wrote: (90 points)

    December 20, 2015 - this was an excellent cab franc. yummy jammy taste.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2008, IWC Issue #138 (link)

    (Pride Mountain Vineyards Cabernet Franc Sonoma County) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    9/20/2008 (link) 92 points

    (Pride Mountain Vineyards Cabernet Franc) Tasty, ripe Cabernet Franc nose; herbal red fruit, tart cherry palate, iron, too young yet; medium-plus finish

  • By Richard Jennings
    7/28/2007 (link) 92 points

    (Pride Mountain Vineyards Cabernet Franc) Rich raspberry, cassis, cedar nose; smooth entry, cedar, tart red fruit palate with good balance and sweet, grainy tannins; medium finish (75% Cab Franc, 25% Merlot)

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • 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 Code 767191500053

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 2 (0%)
  • In Cellars 1,044 (50%)
  • Consumed 1,050 (50%)

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