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Cabernet Franc 2015

Cabernet Franc 2015

$22.00/Bottle
$264.00/Case
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Wine Profile:
Vintage: 2015
Wine Type: Red Wine
Varietal: Cabernet Franc
Varietal Composition:
95% Cabernet Franc
5% Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: Finger Lakes
Harvest Date: October 5, 2015
Sugar: Harvest Brix: 21.1
Acid: 6.4 g/L
PH: 3.62
Barrel Aging:
100% French and American oak
Bottling Date: January 19th, 2017
Residual Sugar: 0%
Alcohol %: 12.8
Tasting Notes:

This medium-bodied red displays aromas of red raspberry and plums. Bright and lively in the mouth with sweet fruit flavors and very fine-grained tannins.

Vineyard Notes:

2015 saw a lot of see-saw weather, with the growing season starting off cool and wet. The sun emerged for good in mid-summer, giving the vines the boost they needed to fully ripen the grapes. Harvest proceeded on schedule, and we were able to produce small quantities of very tasty wine with all varieties.

Production Notes:

Grapes were machine picked at dawn, and were immediately crushed into open-top fermentation vessels. Our favorite yeast strain was added, and fermentation began within 24 hours. At dryness, the grapes were pressed to a stainless steel tank. After several days of settling, the wine was transferred to a mixture of French and American oak barrels. Following a year of aging in oak, the wine was blended with a small amount of Cabernet sauvignon for added richness and complexity.

Food Pairing:

Enjoy with the Fox Run Signature Club sandwich: Turkey, bacon, tomato, Maggie's microgreens, and potato aioli on a fresh-baked roll.

Production:

426 cases

 

 

 
 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

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