Reviewed on 2018-12-19
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Rating 82
Style Red
Blend , Cabernet Franc
Vintage 2016
Appellation
San Luis Obispo County
Central Coast
California
USA
ABV 15%
Price $53.00  Buy This Wine
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Cabernet Franc, Merlot

Justin "Justification" 2016 Review

This wine is good but I am not sure why. The label says it's a blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc, yet I can't smell or taste the Cab Franc, but I still like it. The nose is not very complex, there's just basically a mixed berry compote aroma and some balsamic, but it's not a bad wine. The tannins are almost non-existent and the soft chewiness of the body slips and slides around your palate and down your throat before you can catch anything new and the short finish robs you of any memory of it, but it's a good wine. I guess sometimes homogeneity is fun. But at $53 a bottle...I am confused.

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Justin "Justification" 2016
This wine is good but I am not sure why. The label says it's a blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc, yet I can't smell or taste the Cab Franc, but I still like it. The nose is not very complex, there's just basically a mixed berry compote aroma and some balsamic, but it's not a bad wine. The tannins are almost non-existent and the soft chewiness of the body slips and slides around your palate and down your throat before you can catch anything new and the short finish robs you of any memory of it, but it's a good wine. I guess sometimes homogeneity is fun. But at $53 a bottle...I am confused.

Reviewed On: 12-19-2018
82
POINTS
Justin "Justification" 2016
This wine is good but I am not sure why. The label says it's a blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc, yet I can't smell or taste the Cab Franc, but I still like it. The nose is not very complex, there's just basically a mixed berry compote aroma and some balsamic, but it's not a bad wine. The tannins are almost non-existent and the soft chewiness of the body slips and slides around your palate and down your throat before you can catch anything new and the short finish robs you of any memory of it, but it's a good wine. I guess sometimes homogeneity is fun. But at $53 a bottle...I am confused.

Reviewed On: 12-19-2018