2019 Cabernet Franc, Rivino Vineyard
TASTING NOTES: A varietal most often used to enhance other red varietals with a touch of spice, herbal lift, or rich depth of fruit, Cabernet Franc is rarely produced as a single varietal. Meadowcroft’s first vintage of Rivino Mendocino Cabernet Franc is sourced from a boutique, 100% family-owned estate vineyard farmed nestled on the edge of the Russian River in Mendocino, California. Our Rivino Vineyard Cabernet Franc features aromas of subtle cocoa, herbal notes, dark red and black fruits. The palate is precise, layered flavors of cranberry, blueberry, spice, and a hint of savoriness, finishing with a hint of cocoa nib.
FOOD PAIRING: The high acidity and medium tannins in this wine make it ideal for pairing with tomato based-sauces, traditional BBQ, and fresh herbs. A great choice to serve alongside roasted poultry and grilled meats, as well as rich vegetarian fare like lentil stew.
Appelation: Rivino Vineyard, Mendocino County
Varietal: Cabernet Franc
Harvested: September, 2019
Bottled: June 2022
Production: 125 Cases