Cabernet Franc 2014

Carmelita Cabernet Franc 2014 is deep ruby red in colour. The bouquet displays intense aromas of roasted pepper, red berries and spicy notes like black pepper. Sweet and smooth on the palate, this full bodied wine has ripe, round tannins and an elegant and long finish.

Varietal 100% Cabernet Franc
Vintage 2014
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 22nd April 2014
Yield 1.9 tonnes per acre
Winemaking 4 day cold maceration; 5 day post-fermentation maceration; 24 day total maceration period. 8 day primary fermentation performed in a small tank (average temperature 26 - 29°C). Malolactic fermentation in barrel ended in September 2014.
Maturation 18 months in Boutes French oak (50% new)
Bottling Bottled on the 18th November 2015. Unfiltered to ensure aromatic integrity. The wine will show deposits after cellaring - decanting an hour before drinking is recommended.

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