Holden Manz, Cabernet Franc 2015, Franschhoek, South Africa
Tasting Note: Deep-intensity purple in color, this wine has an aromatic nose of black and red plum, kirsch and violet.
On the palate the dry, medium-bodied cabernet franc delivers flavors suggested on the nose along with black-and-red fruit concentration supported by ripe, velvety, medium-plus tannin.
The wine completes with a medium-plus finish.
Only 4 barrels made using indigenous-yeast fermentation in 100% new French oak.
Bottle Note: Bottles produced 2,635.
Price: $58 US (February 2018 Currency conversion rate), 695 South African Rand (ZAR)
Tasted: Holden Manz Winery Tasting Room, Franschhoek, South Africa
Tasting Date: January 20, 2018