2016 Cabernet Franc

Nancy's Block

This special block of Cabernet Franc is dedicated to Norma-Jane’s late sister, Nancy. Our Nancy’s Block Cabernet Franc was hand picked and sorted before being fermented with the inclusion of 90% whole clusters of Cabernet Franc. The inclusion of whole clusters adds a subtle florality and distinctly rustic character. Barrel aging took place in 225L French oak barrels about 1o% of which were new.


Tasting notes

Wine type: Red Wine
Variety: 100% Cabernet Franc
Case Production: 98
Harvest Date: October 26, 2016
Brix: 22.9
Acidity: 5.5 g/l
pH: 3.81
Alcohol: 12.0%
Aging: French Oak for 8 months
Availability: Winery Exclusive
Tasting Note: This wine is a pale purple-ruby colour. The warm season of 2016 has marked this wine with aromas of purple plums, violets and herbes de provence. It has a silky, softer palate and is a smooth wine. It has a long fruit forward finish.
Food Pairing: We would recommend this wine be paired with a hot, comfortable beef stew. It would also be nice with a semi-soft washed rind cheese like Oka.