Located twelve miles south of Grass Valley, California and Nestled in the Sierra Foothills, Naggiar Vineyards encompasses some 135 acres of hilly and rocky terrain. At 1,300 feet elevation, the property sits on several large knolls with gentle, hillside slopes and experiences the warm days and cool nights essential for growing top quality wine grapes. With sixty acres of estate vineyards planted to seventeen Mediterranean varietals, the focus is on growing varietals that time has proven best suited to this site.
A blend of 95% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, aged 20 months in French oak barrels (30% new). Alcohol 14.3%. 250 cases. Dark red in color, this wine has lovely aromas of blackberries, currants, cherries and raspberries with hints of juniper and smokiness with moderate tannins and a long finish