Cabernet Franc 2016

  • Aroma:  red berry and dark cherry with hints of leather and cedar 

    Palate:  black raspberry, ripe cherry and red currant flavors

    About:  medium-full bodied, this wine resembles a Loire Valley Cabernet Franc with bright acidity, well integrated tannins and a long supple finish

    This Cab Franc was matured for 18 months in 75% French and 25% American oak.  25% of the barrels were new oak and the balance was in 2-4 years old barriques. Bottled aged at the winery for over two years prior to release.

    Food Pairing Suggestions: Grilled portobello mushrooms | roast pork | roast chicken and turkey | pepperoni pizza 

    Accolades Awarded in 2021:
    91 Points | John Schreiner | "lovely aromas of cassis and cherry"
    90 Points | WineAlign - M. Godel | "the fruit here stands a shade behind the wood, but the seamlessness and togetherness are pure quotients designed by craftsmanship and delivered with ease" Drink 2021-2024
    91 Points | WineAlign - D. Lawrason | "nicely balanced and quite classic in a French style more than BC"  

    Alc.:  14%
    SKU:  +42914

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