2012 Merlot-Cabernet Franc | Hillside Winery and Bistro

Release group

Current Release

Number of cases produced

1285 cases
This wine pairs beautifully with wild mushroom pastas and rich tomato-based sauces.
A twist on the the classic pairing, the bright cranberry aromas of Cabernet Franc highlight the deep plum and blackberry scents of Merlot. Its charming bouquet carries over, and flavours of red and black cherries linger on the palate. This beautifully balanced wine has a lush tannin structure, and...
November 2013

Winemaking

A Merlot-Cabernet Franc “field blend”. The super-warm 2012 summer allowed us to pick a block of Naramata Bench Cabernet Franc along with 2 blocks of Naramata Merlot and ferment together, melding the flavours from cold soak on. A controlled ferment and 24 days skin contact gave us wine with bright...
$20.00
SKU: 564195

Alcohol content

13.30%

Bottle size

750 ml
List price: $20.00
Price: $20.00
Weight: 1 kg

Release date

October 2015

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Vintage

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