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2016 Cabernet Franc

2016 Cabernet Franc
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SKU: 80085016

A classic expression of Cabernet Franc with a complex bouquet of cherry and raspberry accented by sage and lavender. The intricate palate is bursting with bright red fruits balanced by fine tannins and mouthwatering acidity. Vibrant and structured, the long finish has notes of plum, cocoa powder and tobacco leaf. 

 

APPELLATION
Golden Mile Bench

VINEYARD SOURCE
100% estate grown Cabernet Franc from Arise Bench.

WINEMAKING
Matured for 16 months in a combination of new (22%) and 1-2 year old (78%) French oak barrels.

TASTING NOTE
Enticing cherry and raspberry aromas greet you while notes of sage and lavender create a complex bouquet. The palate is eqally intricate, balancing fine tannins with mouthwatering acidity and bright red fruits. The finish is long and offers notes of dried plum, cocoa pawder and tobacco leaf. 

FOOD PAIRING
Agnolotti stuffed with braised pork, ricotta and kale in a sage brown butter

FULL TASTING NOTE