published on: Tuesday, 22 August 2017
Ripe Cabernet Franc was crushed and destalked, followed by fermentation in a pump-over container to maintain the integrity of skins. We were only interested in the drip barrels. This is the fermenting wine that drips out of the berries under the weight of the skins after drawing off. It is the heart of the wine. The juice is dark, clear, beautifully balanced and intense.