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Paradigm Cabernet Franc Oakville Estate 2017

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CWA96+

RP

WS

JS

AG

ST

W&S

JH

Price: $79.00

 
Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

96+ Points | CWA
“This sensational new release flaunts the tremendous potential of Napa’s best vineyards combined with an artist at the top of her game! Launching forth with a luxurious texture, jammy fruit, and velvet tannins deftly balanced by well-integrated hints of new oak. On the palate, satisfyingly layers of blueberry pie, chocolate cherries, espresso and hints of molasses combine for an overall experience that is truly remarkable considering the relatively humble price / pedigree ratio. A powerful Cabernet Franc + Cabernet Sauvignon blend that is both enjoyable now and should evolve gracefully through 2029.” - California Wine Advisors

Winemaker Notes: “This Cabernet Franc is deeply pigmented and rich. Aromas remind me of blueberry pie with a nice touch of toasty French Oak. Ripe and peppery from nose to palate. One of the best Cab Francs we have made. Dense concentrated flavors, black fruit driven with impression of cocoa powder, dark chocolate, and olallieberry. Delicious.” - Heidi Barrett
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Milk Chocolate

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Gamey

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Kevin Bacons

Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

96+ Points | CWA
“This sensational new release flaunts the tremendous potential of Napa’s best vineyards combined with an artist at the top of her game! Launching forth with a luxurious texture, jammy fruit, and velvet tannins deftly balanced by well-integrated hints of new oak. On the palate, satisfyingly layers of blueberry pie, chocolate cherries, espresso and hints of molasses combine for an overall experience that is truly remarkable considering the relatively humble price / pedigree ratio. A powerful Cabernet Franc + Cabernet Sauvignon blend that is both enjoyable now and should evolve gracefully through 2029.” - California Wine Advisors

Winemaker Notes: “This Cabernet Franc is deeply pigmented and rich. Aromas remind me of blueberry pie with a nice touch of toasty French Oak. Ripe and peppery from nose to palate. One of the best Cab Francs we have made. Dense concentrated flavors, black fruit driven with impression of cocoa powder, dark chocolate, and olallieberry. Delicious.” - Heidi Barrett



Ratings Sources

RP - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
WS - Wine Spectator
CWA - California Wine Advisors
JS - James Suckling
IWR - International Wine Review

Winery Paradigm Winery

Vineyard Designate

AVA Oakville

Region Napa Valley