Caladan – Cabernet Franc 2015 – Napa Valley

Caladan – Cabernet Franc 2015 – Napa Valley

The nose is fruity, elegant, beautifully built and fine. It reveals notes of ripe cassis, juicy/fleshy Boysen berry and small notes of violet associated with small touches of small blue fruits as well as hints of Sichuan pepper, nutmeg and an imperceptible hint of local vegetation. The mouth is fruity, well-balanced and offers a juicy/acidulous frame, a beautiful definition as well as finesse. In the mouth this wine expresses notes of fleshy cassis, small juicy/fleshy blue fruits and small notes of cassis associated with fine touches of chocolate, toasted as well as very discreet hints of caramelization. Tannins are elegant and well-built.

Note (Score): 18+/20

Note (Score): 96-97/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 01/2020

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)