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88 • Barboursville 2008 Reserve, Cabernet Franc, Virginia $22.
Crayon, apple and cherry pit aromas with a dryish light-to-medium body and a banana custard, tomato and earth accented finish. Nice table wine. (tasted on Jan-03-2011)
88 • Plagido's Winery NV Estate Bottled, Oak, Cabernet Franc, Outer Coastal Plain $14. Best Buy.
Garnet. Interesting aromas of meat, spice, silk tea bag, craisins and beeswax candle with a supple dry-yet-fruity medium body and a lingering, complex spice cake, cocoa dusted nut, pomegranate gelato and pencil shaving finish. A fascinating Old World styled table wine. (tasted on Jan-03-2011)
87 • Plagido's Winery NV Estate Bottled, Reserve, Cabernet Franc, Outer Coastal Plain $16.
Intriguing holiday aromas of chocolate covered smoked nuts, tandoori smoked turkey, and sage stuffing with a supple dryish medium body and a smooth dusty spice and pomegranate jam finish. (tasted on Jan-03-2011)
87 • Truro 2007 Estate Grown, Cabernet Franc, Southeastern New England $35.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Deep ruby color. Aromas of toasty nougat, raspberry buttercream, and faint pine cone with a tangy, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a honeyed green apple and citrus peel accented finish. A zippy sipper, or pair with goose. (tasted on Jan-03-2011)