Most people don't realize the nobility of Cabernet Franc,
which is oft used in Bordeaux blends, but don't try it to
much on its own. And then there is Carmenere, which was oft
mistaken for Merlot. The blend is 70% the former, and 30%
This wine has a strong dry smoky aspect to it which
overtakes your palate. Great for steak. It also has some
deep plum aspects, with almost a slight back hint of anise,
making you think of licorice. The more I try it, the more I
like it, as the air hitting it softens the taste up somewhat.
Thank you black sheep.