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2016 Cabernet Franc

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Colour:  Medium garnet red.         

Nose:    Lifted blueberry and cassis with subtle notes of nutmeg, tomato leaf and cedar.                       

Palat:    Blackberry, blueberry and raspberry, with exceptionally fine, furry oak tannins.

Drink:    Drinking well now and for 5 years.

Traditionally used as an aromatic component in Bordeaux blends, Cabernet Franc really shines as a single varietal. French oak was used to mature this wine for 12 months, creating a wine with an exceptionally delicate tannin backbone that is in very limited supply.