From Macari Vineyards on the the North Fork of Long Island comes this Sette Frati (seven brothers) blend of 50% Cabernet Franc and 50% Merlot. The distinct aromas of green olive along with sour cherries dominate this medium bodied red done in the wine stylings of Southern Rome. Ripe berries, glycerine, plums and spices round out the flavors of this well balanced unique wine. Long on the finish and expressing mild oak, with chocolate undertones and Christmas spices. Retails for $16.99.
Note: This sample bottle was given to me by Macari Vineyards.