2011 Franciscan Estate Magnificat Napa Valley
79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot and 6% Petit Verdot, and 3% Malbec
Appearance: Deep garnet
Aromas: A complex mélange of cassis, plum, and mocha. The beautiful and inviting aroma opens further to reveal notes of peppercorn, black olive, sage, and tobacco.
Flavors: Elegant and rich with cherry and blackberry fruit followed by fine, supple tannins and a velvety mouthfeel. Notes of cocoa, crème de cassis, and black truffle complement the complex fruit. Delicious roundness and texture lead to a seamless finish.