Thursday, June 25, 2009

Revisiting Baily 2004 Cabernet Franc

Well, our flying trip through Temecula didn't allow for time to taste at Baily Winery so tonight, after working out and having dinner with the hubby we settled down with a glass of a fine product of our nearby AVA. Baily's 2004 Cabernet Franc is a lovely wine in the glass, an almost translucent cherry color that just invites you to sip. After a couple of swirls the nose that greats you is just as enticing, offering up lovely spicy dark fruit that makes the mouth water before a drop enters it. The wine is lean, very good acidity and solid tannins supporting dark cherries and hints of cassis that slowly fade to a slightly peppery finish. Very nice! Wish I had more than one bottle left, I'd share it with you. ;-)

Number of wines reviewed in 2009: 200


Anonymous said...


Oh, in the last "Westways" magazine, there is a nice article about how Temecula is becoming a hip & happening place for gourmet cheese. Don't worry, I won't be planning a cheese tasting tour anytime soon. :)


Anonymous said...

Nice Post
Steven Spurrier