Tasting Note                         

90    2010  Joulin  Saumur-Champigny   5/28/12 ($15)

 100% CabernetFranc      13% alc
Color: Deep purple framboise. (3.0) Bouquet: Fresh grape juice with some baking spices and black pepper combined with elegant radish and other vegetable nuances. Has a pretty perfume. (3.0) Body: Silky mouthfeel with excellent fruit and acidity. Middleweight. (3.0) Flavor: Tangy fruit and minerality with spice. Delicious, with an easy-drinking elegance reminiscent of Burgundy. (3.0) Finish: Parallels flavor with fruit and secondary nuances lingering. (3.0)
Overall: Juicy and delicious, showing silky purple grape and tart cherry fruit with mineral tang, also elegant radish, pepper and baking spice complexity
. A perfect summer red that is so easy to drink in addition to being food-friendly. Hard to resist even without food. Drink now and in the next couple of years. Great value! (15.0)

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