Delheim Vaaldraai Cabernet Franc 2014

Delheim Vaaldraai Cabernet Franc 2014

Dark in colour with a red rim. Complex flavours and aromas of blackberries& dark cherries, spice and dark chocolate. You will also find hints of fresh herbaceous notes, along with tobacco. The palate is well structured with fine oak integration and a lingering finish.  Age-worthy for up to 10 years.

variety : Cabernet Franc [ 100% Cabernet Franc ]
winemaker : -
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.55  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  


The handpicked grapes were fermented in upright fermenters with the aid of selected yeast strains. Temperature was maintained at 24-26°C. A combination of pump-overs and rack and returns were used during fermentation. The wine spent 18 days on skins. Matured for 15 months in French oak, 22% new.

ageing : 

Drink now, or within 2-3 years from vintage.

about the harvest: Grapes were hand-picked.

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