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Cabernet Franc 2018 Dry Creek Valley

Cabernet Franc 2018 Dry Creek Valley
In our mountain-top block of Cabernet Franc, the unique complination of vine, soil and microclimate comes to an especially delicious focus, developing layers of rich dark fruit and an elegant balanced structure.
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SKU: CFM182
Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Vineyard Designation
Michel-Schlumberger Estate
Harvest Date
10/3/18
Sugar
Average brix: 26.5
Acid
0.55 g/100ml
pH
3.66
Aging
Aged for 22 months in French oak barrels (30% new)
Fermentation
The grapes were crushed into small fermenters. After cold-soaking for three days to extract rich color, the must fermented on the skins for three weeks to obtain a richly extracted wine.
Bottling Date
08/13/2020
Alcohol %
15.1
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
This deep ruby Cabernet Franc has rich aromas of dark plum and blueberry, with notes of pepper, and concentrated flavors of dark fruit, with a lush mouthfeel and long fruit finish.
Vineyard Notes
This wine is made from our block of Cabernet Franc located at the very top of Bradford Mountain. With excellent rootstock and clone selections, perfect microclimate and classic red mountain-top soil, these Cabernet Franc grapes consistently develop wonderful flavors.
Food Pairing Notes
Higher acidity and medium in body, this wine is very versatile in food-pairing. The herbal undertones create an amazing pairing with dishes such as pasta with a zesty tomato and basil sauce or garlic-rosemary pork tenderloin.

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