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    Jonata Cabernet Franc 2006
    El Alma de Jonata
    Bottle (4)
    "Perhaps the greatest Cabernet Franc being made in California is Jonata's El Alma de Jonata. The amazing 2006, a blend of 95% Cabernet Franc and the balance Cabernet Sauvignon and a dollop of Merlot, tastes like a liquid version of haute couture from Chanel. It possesses nobility, grace, and remarkable complexity. An inky/blue/purple color is accompanied by an extraordinary bouquet of blueberries, black raspberries, and graphite. In the mouth, it reveals wonderful elegance, precision, and laser-like focus along with noteworthy density and intensity for a wine dominated by Cabernet Franc. The varietal character is obvious, and the wine's superb balance, purity, and well-integrated oak, acidity, and tannin are admirable. This beauty should hit its prime in 2-4 years, and last for 15-20." (95pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #177, June 2008)

    Provenance: All wines purchased on release and stored in professional temperature and humidity controlled storage.


    Estimate: $300 - $400.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2012
    9th Thursday
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