Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc

This wine is 100% Cabernet Franc with all the grapes coming from the Estate. On the nose you have black olives, fynbos and tobacco. On the palate you have a more grippy tannin structure with dark berries, cedarwood and a long finish.

  • Awards

    Platters Wine Guide: 88 Points
    Tim Atkin: 93 Points

  • Tasting Note

    After the harvesting of the grapes, the grape must, has been cold soaked for 7 days at a temperature of 7°C. Thereafter it was fermented for 8 days in open concrete tanks with 5 punch downs a day. Finally, the wine was oaked for 12 months in French and European oak 30% new oak, 20% second fill and the rest an even split between third to fifth fill barrels.

  • Pairing

    Grilled Lamb Chops or braised Lamb shank with grilled or braised vegetables and aromatic side dishes.

  • Storability

    Drinking well now, but perfect after aging for 2-7 years.

 

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