Cabernet Franc 2019

£192.00 (6 Bottle Case)

Carmelita Cabernet Franc 2019 is dark red in the glass. Its nose offers red berries, blackcurrant, fresh herbs, flowers and roasted red pepper. It has a lively and energetic acidity. Its long finish mixes with smooth tannins and lingering notes of raspberries and herbs.

Varietal 100% Cabernet Franc
Vintage 2019
Production 100 cases x 6 bottles
Vineyard Located in the Uco Valley, Mendoza at an altitude of 1,085m above sea level. The high altitude, fertile soil and cool, dry climate provide ideal conditions for creating this outstanding wine.
Harvest Hand picked on 13th April 2019
Yield 2.0 tonnes per acre
Winemaking 4 day cold maceration; 5 day post-fermentation maceration; 21 day total maceration period. 15 day primary fermentation performed in a small tank (average temperature 25 - 28°C). Malolactic fermentation in barrel ended September 2019.
Maturation 26 months in Boutes French oak (50% new)
Bottling Bottled on the 1st July 2021. Unfiltered to ensure aromatic integrity. The wine will show deposits after cellaring - decanting an hour before drinking is recommended.

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