Cabernet Franc Reserve2019

25.00

Cabernet Franc Reserve

This especially food-friendly wine is so varietally characterful and intriguing that its outstanding response to our terroir has sustained its ranking among the most honored and loyally followed wines we produce. We grow vines originating from the Loire Valley as well as Pomerol and St Émilion, as the foundation of a wine famed for elegance and complexity as well as considerable age worthiness.

 

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Cabernet Franc Reserve

Year

2019

Cellar Life

15yrs

We will be celebrating this year’s growing season for many years to come, for giving us white wines of great intensity and fragrance, and reds of unquestionably long age-worthiness. The whole season was ideal, from a frost-free spring with abundant moisture, to a summer with moderate rainfall and steady warm temperature building to extended, emphatic heat, with clear skies permitting optimum pacing of picking in the early fall.

Fermentation 8-12 days on the skins in stainless steel
Maceration 10 days
Composition 90% Cabernet Franc, 10% Petit Verdot
Aging 12-14 Months, new and used French oak barriques
Analysis Alcohol, 13%
Residual Sugars, 0.1%
Total Acidity, 0.52

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