This unusual blend is made from twograpes, Cabernet Franc (75 %)and Cabernet Sauvignon(25%)a kind of reverse Bordeaux that flatters both grapes. The wine is as hearty and hefty as its 18th century Burgundy bottle that reflects M. Penet’s Burgundian roots. (Also his training in Bordeaux and Australia.) This is a big wine!Thecolor combinesdeep crimson from the Cabernet Franc and purple from the Cabernet Sauvignon.A pungent, fruity, mineral and earthy aroma, followed by a tart balanced fruitiness,layered rich flavors with notes of plum, cinnamon, currants and anise anda dash of pepper concluding with a lingering finish.A wine made to be drunk withhearty food: game, roast beef or Italian food.
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