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Whalehaven Cabernet Franc 2013

R99.00

Dark red in colour with complimentary aromas of dusty green peppers and sweet vanilla on the nose. Enticing flavours of ripe plums and dark forest floor berries on the palate. A well-balanced Cabernet franc with good fruit, freshness, structure and great ageing potential.

SKU: 6008226001720-2013 Category:

Description

Deep red rose in colour with aromas of fruits of the forest and lavender. Intriguing flavours of dark plums, dried apricots and raisins. An exceptional Cabernet franc which has a well-structured finish.

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Food Pairing

Lamb Chop, Pork Chop, Mushroom Risotto

Maturation

The grapes were cold soaked for 4 days prior to fermentation. They were then pressed and put straight into barrels for malo-lactic (secondary) fermentation. The wine was racked immediately after malo and placed in mainly French (60%) and American (40%) 1st (35%), 2nd (40%) and 3rd (25%) fill oak barrels for 12 months of maturation after which the wine was lightly filtered and bottled.

Varieties

100% Cabernet Franc