Xavier Amirault and his wife, Agnès, manage their 92-acre vineyard biodynamically, growing this perfumed, light cabernet franc. Carried by a raspberry briskness, this wine’s scents of turned earth meld with roses. Vivacious and comforting, it feels fae-like, a mischievous otherworldly fairy, drawing you deeper and deeper into an unfamiliar wood.
Vineyard Brands, Birmingham, AL
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This story appears in the print issue of April 2021.
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