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2016 Revelator Cabernet Franc

$66

Our Revelator Cabernet Franc, is a bright, savory, medium-bodied wine brimming with deep aromas of pepper, plum, blackberry, blueberry, cherry, lilac and violets, culminating into a mouthwatering finish that lingers. 

This wine compliments medium to sharp cheddar cheeses, roasted meats and vegetables, braised short ribs, grilled steaks, prime rib, filet mignon, lamb, hearty stews and the company of dear friends.

Winemaking:

Early morning handpicks of the Cabernet Franc where in late September of 2016, the fruit was de-stemmed and fermented in small tanks, with regular pump overs to aid extraction. In order to let the varietal fruit shine through, the wine was aged in French oak barrels with a light-medium toast for over 28-months.

Bottled in January 2019. 

Notes from the Team:

We don't normally make varietal-specific wines, but the 2016 Vintage was just outstanding, so when we were offered these grapes, we could not pass up the opportunity to showcase how lovely this varietal can be. Cab Franc is a grape with a very long aging potential and we are very excited to track the evolution of this wine over the next decade. Sadly, this is a one and done wine, at least from the Cass Vineyard. If you are a fan of this grape, grab some while you can! 

Composition: 90% Cabernet Franc / 10% Petit Verdot
Vineyard: Cass Vineyards
AVA: Geneseo District / Paso Robles AVA
Alchohol: 13.8
pH: 3.62
Production: 105 cases produced
Awards:
GOLD MEDAL - 90 Points - 2019 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition

BRONZE MEDAL - 2019 Sunset Int'l Wine Competition

BRONZE MEDAL - 2019 OC Fair Wine Competition
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