2015 / Red

2015 JUSTIFICATION®

This wine expresses the spirit of a few right bank Bordeaux producers who highlight Cabernet Franc with its complex expression of herbs, red fruit and elegant structure, only with a Paso Robles twist of full, mature fruit.


$60.00

RETAIL PRICE

$48.00

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wine specifications

  • Varietal Composition

    52% Cabernet Franc, 48% Merlot

  • Appellation

    Paso Robles

  • Maturation

    Barrel aged for 19 months in 100% French oak (50% new)

  • Alcohol

    15.0%

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TASTING NOTES

Appearance:Dark ruby purple core with a medium rim and slight staining on the glass.

Aroma:Aromatic red and black cherry and blackcurrant fruit, complex barrel spice of vanilla, licorice and cinnamon, and subtle dried leaf, cedar and camphor notes.

Palate:Full bodied, fresh with red and black fruit and baking spice on entry with savory fall leaves, cedar pencil and leather meeting sustained sweet spice on the midpalate. The finish is long and complex with wild cherry, camphor and savory elements wrapped in firm, balanced tannins. This is an elegant, wonderfully balanced wine that mixes complex fruit and savory elements with generous texture, all while staying fresh on the palate. The 2015 JUSTIFICATION is a versatile food pairing wine with an affinity for game fowl like pan seared duck breast or roasted pheasant, but is equally at home with a prime filet mignon served with a dollop of garlic and herb butter.

wine specifications

  • Varietal Composition

    52% Cabernet Franc, 48% Merlot

  • Appellation

    Paso Robles

  • Maturation

    Barrel aged for 19 months in 100% French oak (50% new)

  • Alcohol

    15.0%

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Full Wine Specifications



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