2016 Carneros Pinot Noir has a bright ruby core opening with aromas of black cherries, raspberry & spice. As the wine opens, floral notes reminiscent of hibiscus flower & potpourri blossom in the glass. The palate is fleshy, loaded with fresh berry flavors & lush savory notes that lead to roasted chestnuts and toffee flavors. Tannins are refined and provide elegance & structure. Alc. 14.5%
Dark and dense gives sense to this wine’s concentration and power. The bouquet is loaded with intense aromas of cassis, hints of dry figs, and ripe plum, enhanced by cedar and leather scents. The wine is well structured with soft tannins that envelop the palate. Alc. 14.5%
With 380 acres of the finest land in Napa Valley and one of the biggest word-of-mouth followings, Frank Family Vineyards has become a household name for lovers of premium Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. Having first opened its doors in July of 1993, Frank Family’s reputation for having the friendliest hospitality in Napa Valley has fans flocking to the tasting room on Larkmead Lane, making it one of the most popular tasting rooms in wine country.
Rich founded Frank Family Vineyards in 1992 and is actively involved in all aspects of the winery. His passion for the Napa Valley and Frank Family Vineyards underscores a wildly successful long-term career in Hollywood.
After twenty years of working as a winemaker in every corner of the world, Winemaker and General Manager Todd Graff landed at Calistoga’s Frank Family Vineyards in 2003. He has played an essential role in Frank Family’s steady growth over the last fifteen vintages. At Frank Family, Graff has applied his deep expertise in making both still and sparkling wines and has been an integral player in defining Frank Family’s reputation as a world-class producer of Napa Valley Cabernet and Chardonnay.
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