The vineyard conditions in 2017 presented an opportunity to create a "Chinon Style" wine. Chinon located in the Loire Valley produces some of the finest lighter-bodied Cabernet Franc wines. With great minerality and black currant flavor profiles, this Cab Franc has characteristics of lavender fields, fraise de bois, balsamic and fresh herbs.
This vintage shimmers with garnet color and offers the luscious tones of ripe strawberries. There is a delicate boldness of dark, jammy fruit held together by the wildness of thyme and tobacco leaves. This wine truly compliments the artwork of Manuel Oraze, an Italian Art Nouveau illustrator. His poster, "La Maison Moderne" represents the strength, elegance, and refinement of women, which we believe to be true of our Grenache, as well.