Michael Shaps 2012 Carter's Mountain Vineyard Cabernet Franc (Monticello) Review

Cabernet Franc from Monticello US

Review Score: 86
Winery: Michael Shaps
Grape: Cabernet Franc
Designation: Carter's Mountain Vineyard
Vintage: 2012
Province: Virginia
Region: Monticello

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Our Review

This wine opens with a lovely bouquet of violet and red cherry. With time, the palate rolls into a lush, leathery body, offering hints of graphite and leather and a lick of dried herbs. This wine achieves balance and elegance with a somewhat sweet finish.