Vrede en Lust Artisan Cabernet Franc 2016

A barrel selection with core red fruit and an integrated fynbos and savourypalate. Medium bodied with fine and fresh tannins, generous length and distinct intensity balancing the appealing red fruit.

variety : Cabernet Franc [ 100% Cabernet Franc ]
winemaker : Karlin Nel
wine of origin : Elgin
analysis : alc : 14 % vol  rs : 2.0 g/l  pH : 3.52  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

Vrede en Lust Cabernet Franc has been successful amongst all its vintages with winning accolades such as 90 Winemag 2019 and Cab Franc Challenge Gold 2019.

ageing : Enjoy now or within 3/4 years from vintage.

in the vineyard : The vines were planted in 2008 on a 1.1 hectare north-facing slope on Vredeen Lust’s Elgin farm, Casey’s Ridge, in well-drained, stone - ridge Oakleaf / Tukulusoil. To ensure even ripening and optimal crop load, canopy control is meticulously applied from pea berry stage and all green bunches are removed at veraison.

in the cellar : Only 9 barrels, or 2900 bottles of Cabernet Franc 2016 were produced.

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