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Larkin Wines 2012 Cabernet Franc

My flagship wine. From the first vintage back in 1999, I’ve made every effort to stay true to both the uniqueness of the varietal and the power that only Napa Valley can provide. It’s a balancing act, to be sure - and Cab Franc can be tricky. The objective then, as it is today, is to coax a wine that manages to telegraph those beautifully aromatic high fruit tones while packing a hedonistic one-two punch of intensity on the palate. Year for year, I can report that I’ve been extremely fortunate to have achieved that. Cheers - Sean Larkin

 Producer Larkin Wines
 Region Napa Valley
 Country United States
 Varietals Cabernet Franc
 Alcohol 14.5% alc/vol
 Vintage 2012

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4 out of 5 starsReviewed on February 09, 2016

Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate: “This is sensational stuff with beautiful floral notes mixed with blueberry and blackberry and raspberry fruit. It’s quite deep, medium to full-bodied, lush and a delicious complete and savory wine to drink over the next 7-10 years. Consistently good wines seem to emerge from this small family-run estate.” 92 Pts

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Larkin Wines

Yountville, California, United States Yountville, California, United States

What began as a labor of love with 50 cases of Napa Valley Cabernet Franc in 1999, has grown into nearly 500 cases of what critic Robert M. Parkers describes as "Always one of the finest Napa Cabernet Francs made." Founded by Sean Larkin, a devout and unapologetic hedonist and raconteur, the Larkin...

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