Avontuur Cabernet Franc 2010

Colour: Intense dark ruby. Aroma and flavour: Delicate floral tones, with hints of purple fruit and an attractive mintiness. Soft, ripe tannins with spicy oak nuances.

Perfect with red meat and venison. Also good with flavoursomevegetarian dishes.

variety : Cabernet Franc [ 100% Cabernet Franc ]
winery : Avontuur Estate
winemaker : Jan van Rooyen
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 2.9 g/l  pH : 3.60  ta : 5.5 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

2018 Cabernet Franc Challenge: Vintage Category - Gold Medal
2014 International Wine and Spirit Competition - Silver Outstanding
2014 Vitis Vinifera Awards - Trophy

ageing : From now until 2017

in the vineyard : Deep, well-drained Hutton and Clovelly soils. Planted on westfacing slopes. Trellised on a 5-wire Perold system. No irrigation.

about the harvest: Harvested at 24.5° Balling

in the cellar : Cold-soaked for 2 days with fermentation and spontaneous Malolactic fermentation done in tanks. Barrel matured for 18 months in 2nd and 3rd fill French Oak.

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