Lynx Cabernet Franc 2017

Lynx Cabernet Franc 2017 



  •  100% Cabernet Franc


Tasting notes:

  •  Richly layered, black currants, savoury, slightly minty, liquorice and black olives
  •  Firm but smooth tannin structure
  •  Olive & Pine Nut Crusted Lamb Chop with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto & Lavender-Pea Risotto


Winemaking notes:

  •  Harvested early in the morning and cold soaked for 7 days at 11˚C
  •  Fermentation over 8 days with 5 punch downs a day
  •  9 days post-ferment maceration


After the harvesting of the grapes, the grape must, has been cold soaked for 7 days at a temperature of 7°C. Thereafter it was fermented for 8 days in open concrete tanks with 5 punch downs a day. Finally, the wine was oaked for 12 months in French and European oak 30% new oak, 20% second fill and the rest an even split between third to fifth fill barrels.


Drinking well now, but perfect after aging for 2-7 years.


Platters Wine Guide: 88 Points
Tim Atkinson: 93 Points

Lynx Cabernet Franc 2017

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