Tranche Cellars

“It’s about being true and authentic to the classic styles of wines in the world.

Throughout our Estate Vineyards, we cultivate a diverse collection of some of the world’s most interesting grape varietals.”

Lauri Corliss

2015 Cabernet Franc Estate

Floral and herbaceous on the nose with lifted aromas of rose petal, lavender, dark cherry and cassis. A soft entry to the palate is followed by immediate density, with rich flavors of mission fig, blackberry and licorice root. Herbaceous notes of mint, black tea, wet earth and graphite combine with fresh and sappy, mouth-filling tannins to make this a truly distinctive expression of Cabernet Franc.


Winemaker Notes

Our Blue Mountain Estate Vineyard consistently produces outstanding Cabernet Franc, showcasing the dark earth and floral aromas and flavors that make it such a distinctive grape variety. Our two best blocks of Cabernet Franc were hand-harvested and sorted into small oak open tops for fermentation. After an extended time on skins, the wines were gently basket-pressed into new and used French oak barriques for nearly two years’ maturation prior to bottling.


Appellation: Blue Mountain Vineyard, Walla Walla Valley
Production: 444  cases

92 points – Jeb Dunnuck

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