2015 Cabernet Franc (Library)
Limited Re-Release from our Library Collection—the North Fork's shining varietal, Cabernet Franc has been steadily gaining popularity over the last few years on the East End and you don't have to look very hard to see why. This bold and delicious Cabernet Franc showcases the depth of the variety and pairs beautifully with a wide range of foods including swordfish, chicken, pork, and duck.
North Fork of Long Island
Hungarian Oak, 18 months
Open Top Tanks
This beautiful and robust red wine has hints of raspberry and wild berries on the palate giving way to soft, subtle lingering tannins with hints of cardamom on the finish. A delicious sipper this bold red displays soft tannins.
A moderately warm summer with below average rainfall.
The fruit spent 3 weeks in contact with skins using the punchdown method to extract color and tannins. The blend is comprised of 85% Cabernet Franc, 9% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Merlot, & 2% Petit Verdot fermented and aged separately and blended before bottling. The wine was aged for 18 months in medium plus toast Hungarian Oak.