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2018 Desert Hills Cabernet Franc

2018 Desert Hills Cabernet Franc
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$29.90
 
SKU: 132068-18

TASTING NOTES

Almost ripe raspberries and crisp cranberies, intermigle with green pepper, opening up to smooth dark chocolate and black cherries, all held up by a subtle oak tannin structure.

VINEYARD: Sagebrush Vineyard, Oliver, BC

— Sandy loam soil
— Vine age up to 24 years old
— Hand harvested November 20, 2018
— Sustainable farming practices
— Year 2 of organic transition

WINEMAKING
Cabernet Franc from our Sagebrush Vineyard was hand harvested, destemmed and then fermented in stainless steel, with twice daily pumpovers. Pressed off to age in a mixture of new and older French oak barrels. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.

 

Varietal: 100% Cabernet Franc
Fermentation: Inoculated in stainless steel
Maturation: 20 months in French oak, 10% new
Bottling Date: August 2019
Case Production: 287
pH: 3.53
TA: 6.1 g/L
Residual Sugar: 0 g/L
Alcohol: 13.5%

Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Varietal
Cabernet Franc
Appellation
BC VQA Okanagan Valley

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