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Journey's End V5 Cabernet Franc

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Description

  • Vintage: 2018
  • Origin: Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Taste guide: Smooth, medium-full bodied and oaked. Classic ripe red cherry aromas, notes of savoury kalamata olives, sweet cinnamon spice, and floral & herbaceous touches. On the palate there is a freshness with forward red fruits, balanced acidity and soft tannins.
  • Food Pairing: Will work particularly well with cheese and tomato based pasta dishes, try also with roast lamb or meatballs in tomato sauce.
  • 75cl - 13.5% - Traditional Cork Opening
  • Vegan & Vegatarian Friendly
  • Will Cellar until 2027/28

Cabernet Franc is more widely known as one of the main grapes of the right bank of Bordeaux and the central part of the Loire Valley however South Africa, and in particular Stellenbosch and the surrounding Cape, are producing some excellent examples at the moment. This wine from one of our favourite producers, Journey's End, is from a single vineyard 180m above sea level and has been hand sorted before fermenting in large oak foudres and then maturing in second fill oak barrels for 14 months.


“A medium bodied savoury style, with freshness reflecting the coastal climate. Aromas of dark and red berries, with blackcurrant leaf and a hint of chocolate and spice. A herby fynbos note too, lending a sense of place, and well-integrated tannins”. Decanter 90 pts


Retails at £20-£22 on most other sites that manage to source this wonderful wine, not here, as expected, great savings with limited stock, just £12.99 each.

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