Whalehaven Cabernet Franc 2013 - 6 X 750ml

Whalehaven Cabernet Franc 2013 - 6 X 750ml

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Whalehaven
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ACCOLADES

Cabernet franc Challenge 2017 - Gold

Tim Atkin SA report 2017 - 89 points

Cabernet franc Challenge 2020 - Gold

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.

VARIETIES

93 % Cabernet franc

ORIGIN

Wine of Origin Coastal Region (Hemel-en-Aarde)

VINIFICATION

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.

DATE OF BOTTLING

4th February 2014

ANALYSIS

pH 3.54

Total acidity 5.7g/l

Residual sugar 2.3g/l

Alcohol 14%

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