Block 8 Cabernet Franc 2015

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Hay Shed Hill has been renowned for its straight varietal Cab Franc for more than a decade. The climate, soil, aspect and individual eccentricities of the vineyard has consistently produced Cabernet Franc of a quality not equaled in my 20 years of making wine in Western Australia - winemaker Michael Kerrigan.

COLOUR: Medium intensity, bright crimson red.


NOSE: Intense lifted berry fruits in the raspberry spectrum with chocolate and mocha hints. Some complex cedary notes from quality French oak are noted.

PALATE: Only medium-bodied compared to its cousins, this wine surprises with its depth of fruit intensity and tannin complexity, showing great mid-palate fruit sweetness and impressive textural palate extension. This is a very fine wine and outstanding example of a classic red wine variety.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION:
Vintage: 2015 Variety: Cabernet Franc 100%
Alcohol: 14.5% Alc. Vol. Growing Region: Wilyabrup, Margaret River

FULL TASTING NOTE




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