Carmelita Cabernet Franc 2012 (Case of 6)
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.