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Horse Heaven Hills

2016 The Reserve Cabernet Franc-Merlot

ProductPriceClubQTY
750 ml
$35.00
$28.00

Tasting Notes

This intense blend of Cabernet Franc and Merlot opens with aromas of dark fruits and a pretty floral note. Flavors of black cherries and purple plums fill the mouth, joined by an undertone of cassis, and balanced with subtle acidity. The sturdy tannin str

Food Pairings

Pasta with red sauce, roast duck or chicken, grilled Portobello mushrooms, dark chocolate

WINE ANALYSIS

Blend:
63% Cabernet Franc, 37% Merlot
Aging:
The wine aged over 19 months in 46% new French oak barrels where malolactic conversion occurred.
Alcohol:
15.0
TA:
0.54 g/100 mL
F:
Cabernet Franc and Merlot were fermented together with the former providing a fruity core and the latter adding richness and body.

Our Promise

At 14 Hands, we are just as devoted to superior customer service as we are to producing quality wines. Whether you're shopping with us online, by phone or at our wine shop, you can count on our helpful Concierge team to answer any questions you might have along the way.

Shipping & Service

We cannot ship to these states due to restrictions.
Below are the states we can ship to, as noted in green.
Alaska
Arizona(12 cases/year)
California
Colorado
Connecticut(25 bottles/62 days)
District of Columbia(1 case/month)
Florida(permitted only to certain wet areas)
Georgia(12 cases/year)
Hawaii(6 cases/year)
Idaho(24 cases/year)
Illinois(12 cases/year)
Iowa
Kansas(12 cases/year)
Maine(12 cases/year)
Maryland(18 cases/household/year)
Massachusetts(12 cases/year)
Minnesota(2 cases/year)
Missouri(2 cases/month)
Montana(18 cases/year)
Nebraska(1 case/month)
Nevada(12 cases/year)
New Hampshire(12 cases/year, permitted only to certain wet areas)
New Mexico(2 cases/month)
New York(36 cases/year, permitted only to certain wet areas)
North Carolina(2 cases/month)
North Dakota(3 cases/month)
Oregon(2 cases/month)
Pennsylvania(36 cases/year)
South Carolina(2 cases/month)
South Dakota(12 cases/year)
Tennessee(1 case/month - up to 3 cases/year)
Texas(45 bottles/month - up to 181 bottles/year)
Vermont(12 cases/year)
Virginia(2 cases/month)
Washington
West Virginia(2 cases/month)
Wisconsin(12 cases/year)

To ensure extreme weather conditions or temperature variances do not impact the quality of your wine, orders will only be shipped Monday through Wednesday for ground shipping (when available) and 2nd day shipping, and Monday through Thursday for overnight shipments. Orders must be placed by 9:00am PST to go out the same day. LEARN MORE