Ehret Family Wines - 2014 Knights Valley 'Knights Raven' Cabernet Franc

Ehret Family Wines - 2014 Knights Valley 'Knights Raven' Cabernet Franc

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Ehret Family Winery 

  • Wines are produced at Healdsburg Custom Crush.
  • Ehret conduct Wine Safari tours of our ranch in Knights Valley with an ATV and explore the expansive property that is 2000 acres (500 acres are planted to grapes). All Wine Safari tours are by appoinment only.
  • Produces about 1,300 cases annually, including Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Sauvignon Blanc.

2014 Knights Valley 'Knights Raven' Cabernet Franc

  • 400 cases produced
  • 100% Cabernet Franc
  • 18 months in 20% new French oak barrels

Tasting Notes:
2014 was another drought year, though the effects on Knights Valley were mostly beneficial. It was another early year throughout – early bud break, fruit set, veraison, and harvest - with a warm spring and hot summer. The evenings cooled off greatly, allowing for the grapes to ripen steadily. The early harvest produced a big crop of dense, charming, cellar-worthy wines including our 2014 Knights Raven Cabernet Franc Knights Valley. It is 100% Cabernet Franc, showcasing the grape and Knights Valley in the purest form. The wine is silky with a medium body, and has impressions of nutmeg, cranberry, dark cherry, fresh herbs, and gunpowder green tea.