R1675 for 6 bottles

R279 each
Avontuur Legal Eagle Cabernet Franc Reserve 2017

Avontuur Legal Eagle Cabernet Franc Reserve 2017

Aroma: Upfront vanilla spice layered with dark cherries and fynbos flowers.

flavour: Firm tannins and a balanced acidity, deliver on the promise from the nose and a definite minerality on the finish creates a fascinating wine, which has you coming back for more.

This wine will complement Karoo lamb roast, venison and oven-roasted, flavourful vegetable dishes.

variety : Cabernet Franc [ 100% Cabernet Franc ]
winery : Avontuur Estate
winemaker : Jan van Rooyen
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 1.7 g/l  pH : 3.52  ta : 6.0 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

ageing : Can be enjoyed now – should peak by 2027 with good cellaring

“The second addition of our Premiére Range Cabernet Franc. By naming the wine Legal Eagle, we honour one of the great racehorses bred at Avontuur Estate, a double Horse of the Year recipient. With this Cabernet Franc we celebrate and share in the limelight of our champion Thoroughbred "

in the vineyard : Harvested at full ripeness from 18 y.o. vines situated towards the top of the Estate against the Helderberg.

about the harvest: 1st week of March 2017

in the cellar : The grapes were de- stemmed and fermented on the skins until dryness. Malolactic fermentation followed in tanks before barrel maturation for 24 months in 2nd and 3rd fill French Oak.

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