Red

2011 Ruston Family Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Oak Knoll District
Drink between 2015 - 2019 (Edit)
CT90.7 13 reviews
2011
Label borrowed from 2008
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Community Tasting Notes 9

  • srwatters Likes this wine: 90 points

    April 17, 2019 - Last bottle �� love the variety!

  • jhanne8 Likes this wine:

    March 13, 2017 - Didn't review my first of four bottles but remember not being impressed. This bottle was a different experience. Dark, nice nose. Paired perfectly with a grilled ribeye, asparagus and chocolate cake. Seems to be improving.

  • manny651 Likes this wine: 90 points

    September 18, 2016 - ruston makes really good cab franc

  • Dale Rattles Likes this wine: 91 points

    April 27, 2016 - My second bottle, first review. The first bottle (tasted several months back) was quite disjointed and I was hoping that this would stabilize so I put the rest away for a while. Wow, has it improved! Fruit-forward and light to medium bodied, but at the same time it is substantial and mouth-filling with a long finish. Really, really nice and I look forward to drinking the remaining 4 bottles.

  • srwatters wrote: 91 points

    January 28, 2016 - Nice fruit forward cab franc. A bit thin in weight but flavorful.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type Red
  • Producer Ruston Family
  • Varietal Cabernet Franc
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Oak Knoll District

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 66 (27%)
  • Consumed 178 (73%)

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