2013 Cab Franc

This beautiful wine is dark carmine with purple hints, lifted and aromatic displaying spice, game and leather.  A wine with elegant integration of the fruit and oak. A balanced velvety tannin approach leads through to a rich full palate and a complex lingering finish.

 

Winemaker's Notes

Fruit: 100%  Cabernet Franc
Judge Ratings: 2013 Vintage Silver , 2015 BC Wine Awards, 2012 Vintage: PLATINUM !!!!!!, 2014 BC Wine Awards making this the Top Cab Franc in BC and one of the Top 5 Wines in BC in 2014

Vineyard: An entirely single vineyard wine, grown for us exclusively by our growers in Osoyoos BC.
Harvest: Fruit was harvested at optimum flavour and ripeness. The fruit was left to hang for a considerable length of time to ensure the correct level of ripeness was achieved.

Barrel: 100% matured in tight grained Bordeaux French Oak. 30% new oak with the balance being seasoned oak barriques.
Bottling: The wine was bottled on October 5, 2013. 250 cases produced.
Sensory:
Colour - Dark carmine, with purple hints.
Aroma - Lifted and aromatic, displaying spice, game and leather..
Palate - A wine with elegant integration of the fruit and oak. A balanced velvety tannin approach leads through to a rich full palate and a complex lingering finish.

 

Analysis Data
Alc. % v/v 14
T.A 7 g/L
pH 3.75
RS Dry
M SO2 0.3 mg/L