This beautiful wine is dark carmine with purple hints, lifted and aromatic displaying spice, wild game and cedar. 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.
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.
Colour – Dark carmine, with purple hints.
Aroma – Lifted and aromatic, displaying spice, wild game and cedar
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.
Alc. % v/v 14.5
T.A 6.6 g/L
M SO2 0.8 mg/L