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Cabernet Franc 2016 Bottle

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Vintage 2016
Wine Style Medium Red Wine
Varietal Cabernet Franc
Appellation Leelanau Peninsula
Harvest Date October 11, 2016
Aging 21 months
Barrel Aging 18 months
Bottling Date December 10, 2018
Alcohol % 12.5 %
Size 750 ml

Tasting Notes

It’s been 4 years since we had a growing season worthy of a good Cabernet Franc. Beautifully structured with just the right balance of fruit, oak, tannins and alcohol. Blackberry aroma with flavors of blackberry and black cherry.

Vineyard Designation

Amore Rd Vineyards

Vineyard Notes

100% hand harvested. Clones 214, 623, 332 , 327 all on 101-14 Rootstock

Production Notes

Bottled 192 cases on December 10, 2018

Food Pairings

Cabernet Franc is a food friendly wine. Try it with roast chicken or Pork or pork barbeque, hamburgers, turkey, duck, lamb, veal or hearty fish dishes. Cheese Pairings - mild and medium sharp Cheddar, Edam, Glouchester, Muenster, Provolone (aged), Parmesan, Pecorino, Roncal, Gouda, Goat cheese.

Ratings

Wine Enthusiast Rating - 87