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Zorgvliet Cabernet Franc Rosé 2017 – More Depth than Your Typical Rosé

Zorgvliet, Cabernet Franc Rosé 2017, Banghoek, South Africa, Wine Casual

Zorgvliet, Cabernet Franc Rosé 2017, Banghoek, South Africa

Tasting Note: A fresh cabernet franc rosé with more depth than your typical rosé.

Medium-intensity salmon in color, this wine has a nose of strawberry, graphite and red cherry.

On the palate, the dry, medium-bodied cabernet franc has flavors suggested on the nose along with rose petal and blossom.

The wine is medium-plus in acidity with bright, red fruit flavors.

There are some notes of mid-palate complexity as well as balance between the fruit and acidity.

Bottle Note: White winemaking methods were used to capture the intrinsic character of the red cabernet franc grape. The gently crushed grape skins were allowed to soak for a short while, resulting in the beautiful salmon-pink color. Aromas of rose petals, jasmine and raspberry are followed by a smooth and crisp texture on the palate. Enjoy in the open air.

Rating: 91 points
Price: $8 US (February 2018 Currency conversion rate), 95 South African Rand (ZAR)
Alcohol: 13.5%
Tasted: Zorgvliet Winery Tasting Room, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Tasting Date: January 17, 2018

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