Carmelita Cabernet Franc 2012 (Case of 6)

Carmelita Cabernet Franc 2012 (Case of 6)

£179.70

Carmelita Cabernet Franc 2012 has a deep garnet ruby brilliance. Savory and sweet notes, ripe red fruits and complex spice nuances bring life to the glass. The juicy red fruit palate underlies a beautiful firm and peppery tannin structure.

  • Vintage: 2012
  • ABV: 14.5%
  • Size: 75cl
  • Production: 600 bottles
  • Yield: 2.5 tonnes per acre
  • Winemaking: 8 day cold maceration; 2 day post-fermentation maceration; 26 day total maceration period. 16 day primary fermentation performed in a small tank (average temperature 26 - 29°C). Malolactic fermentation in barrel ended 3rd June 2012.
  • Maturation: 25 months in Boutes French oak (50% new)
  • Bottling: Bottled on the 17th June 2014. Unfiltered to ensure aromatic integrity. The wine will show deposits after cellaring - decanting an hour before drinking is recommended.