Family Cabernet Franc Magnum 2017

R1,200.00 R960.00

producer Raats Family Wines

cultivar Franc Magnum

style Dry Red

origin Stellenbosch, South Africa

The nose entices with its perfume and a garrigue character of Cape fynbos, rosemary, lavender and thyme with spicy notes of nutmeg, cloves and star anise. Intense brooding blackberry fruit, graphite and a streak of minerality add to the complexity of the nose. The palate is dominated by blueberry, mulberry, and dark cherries, with aniseed and other spices following through from the nose. The palate is complex and textured with fine-grained silky tannins balancing the dark berry fruit. Blueberry and dark cherries dominate the smooth finish with hints of dark chocolate.

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ageing potential Wine will drink even better in time and can mature more than 10 years if cellared correctly

blend information 100% Cabernet Franc

food suggestions Rosemary rubbed grilled lamb chops or leg of lamb / duck breasts with cassis and raspberries / venison with blackberry sauce / tarragon chicken / Hard cheeses


2013 Scored 93 points by Neal Martin from The Wine Advocate (Dec 2015).
2013 Scored 4½ stars John Platter (2016).