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CF - VDP du Lot

Cabernet Franc - VDP du Lot

Tasting Notes: Distinctive palate with a snug , broad texture along with a serious , yet elegant tannin structure, complex fruit, spicy black currant aroma, a long distinctive finish.

Category : VDP du LOT

Vintage: 2008

Grape Variety: 100% Cabernet Franc

Age of vines : 10 to plus 30 years

Alcohol Content: 13%

Harvest: By hand and machine

Soil: Calcaire

Vinification: Total de-stemming of the grape harvest ; Fermentation in concrete vats, maintaining the temperature to around 26° / 28° by ventilating the must regularly. Fifteen days average fermentation on the skins, vertical pneumatic pressing, free run wine and press wine are treated separately. Malolactic fermentation is left to take place naturally in the spring. Limited dosage of SO2.

Bottles: 2400 (750ml) Case size 12 btls Closer: Cork