HASTWELL & LIGHTFOOT | CABERNET FRANC | 2016

$25.00 inc. GST

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Description

Cabernet Franc Wine is part of our traditional Hastwell & Lightfoot range.

Cabernet Franc is a variety you hear very little about, but it really has a lot to say. It has been grown in Australia for over 100 years, but used primarily to fill out the middle palate of Cabernet Sauvignon. We planted a small batch of Cabernet Franc in 1988 from which we pick some wonderful stylish fruit.

For far too long the variety has stayed beneath the wine lover’s radar and as the wine shows, it is time that stopped. Its depth of flavour, elegance and delightful velvet tannins will give you an experience worth taking note.

Cabernet Franc is a real food wine that matches so enjoyably with Mediterranean dishes like spaghetti carbonara or veal saltimbocca. In France it often accompanies warm toasted walnuts, pears and blue cheese. A wine made for eating.

Profile

Aroma:A mellow of forest fruit, vanilla and tertiary bouquet.
Palate:Soft velvet texture with red and black fruits emerging. It’s fine and elegant.
Cellar:2025+
Variety:Cabernet FrancType:Red Wine
Region:McLaren Vale, South AustraliaWinemaker:James Hastwell
Alcohol:14.0%Bottled:February 2017
Volume:750mlCases Produced:112
Weight:1.5kg

1 review for HASTWELL & LIGHTFOOT | CABERNET FRANC | 2016

  1. Halliday Wine Companion

    I find it fascinating just how well the cabernets ride in McLaren Vale. The maritime influence ensures ample varietal fidelity and in this case, the herbal, sappy, curranty drinkability of cabernet franc. A little less oak influence would work wonders, yet this is vital, nourishing and rewarding.
    92/100 Points (Silver) from WineCompanion.com

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Out of stock

HASTWELL & LIGHTFOOT | CABERNET FRANC | 2016

$25.00 inc. GST

Out of stock

Description

Cabernet Franc Wine is part of our traditional Hastwell & Lightfoot range.

Cabernet Franc is a variety you hear very little about, but it really has a lot to say. It has been grown in Australia for over 100 years, but used primarily to fill out the middle palate of Cabernet Sauvignon. We planted a small batch of Cabernet Franc in 1988 from which we pick some wonderful stylish fruit.

For far too long the variety has stayed beneath the wine lover’s radar and as the wine shows, it is time that stopped. Its depth of flavour, elegance and delightful velvet tannins will give you an experience worth taking note.

Cabernet Franc is a real food wine that matches so enjoyably with Mediterranean dishes like spaghetti carbonara or veal saltimbocca. In France it often accompanies warm toasted walnuts, pears and blue cheese. A wine made for eating.

Profile

Aroma:A mellow of forest fruit, vanilla and tertiary bouquet.
Palate:Soft velvet texture with red and black fruits emerging. It’s fine and elegant.
Cellar:2025+
Variety:Cabernet FrancType:Red Wine
Region:McLaren Vale, South AustraliaWinemaker:James Hastwell
Alcohol:14.0%Bottled:February 2017
Volume:750mlCases Produced:112
Weight:1.5kg

1 review for HASTWELL & LIGHTFOOT | CABERNET FRANC | 2016

  1. Halliday Wine Companion

    I find it fascinating just how well the cabernets ride in McLaren Vale. The maritime influence ensures ample varietal fidelity and in this case, the herbal, sappy, curranty drinkability of cabernet franc. A little less oak influence would work wonders, yet this is vital, nourishing and rewarding.
    92/100 Points (Silver) from WineCompanion.com

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.