2018 Beta Series Late Harvest Cabernet Franc


Tasting Notes

Sweet notes of orange marmalade, cherries, and cranberries dominate the nose. Clove and vanilla accentuate a sweet fruit palace of strawberry, rhubarb, and cooked cherries.

Production Notes

Estate Vineyard Block: CF1 & CF2

Yeast: Rhone 2226

Cold Soak: No

Fermentation Duration: 30 days

Malolactic Fermentation: No

Oak Treatment: None

Additional Notes: Grapes dried on vine 3.5 months after traditional harvest; fruit was whole cluster foot pressed

Technical Data

Appellation: Finger Lakes

Varietal Composition: 100% Cabernet Franc

Brix at Harvest: 34

Alcohol: 15.3%

Residual Sugar: 9.3%

Acid: 7 g/L

pH: 4.05

Harvest Date: February 14, 2018

Bottling Date: September 17, 2018

Cases Produced: 85

Vegan Friendly: Yes

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2018 Beta Series Late Harvest Cabernet Franc