VARIETY: 100% Cabernet Franc (French Clone 312)
MATURATION: 12 months in 50% new wood, 25% second fill and 25% third fill French oak barrels. Two rackings during wood maturation. Thereafter bottled without filtering or fining. Natural deposits may therefore be found in the bottle. Can be enjoyed now but is anticipated to reach its optimum in 2-5 years time.
TASTING NOTES: Deep red in colour. Licorice and cherries on the nose. Ripe red fruit with hints of spice on the pallet. Rich smooth mouth feel with a lingering finish.
Residual Sugar 3.59 g/l (+/- 0.5 g/l)
Alcohol: 14.68% by vol (+/- 0.2% vol)
Total Acid: 5.87 g/l (+/- 0.25 g/l)
pH: 3.55 (+/- 0.05)