Cabernet Franc

Vitkin Cabernet Franc 2018

  • 2018
  • 750ml
  • Red
  • 14.5%
Vintage
2018
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14.5%
Varietal
Cabernet Franc
Grapes
85% Cabernet Franc, 15% Petit Verdot
Winery
Vitkin
Region
Judean Hills
Country
Israel
91 AVG
Cellar for up to 10 years. Decant for 30 minutes to an hour.

Vitkin is a boutique winery that has rightfully earned a reputation for innovation among the Israeli wine community. This family enterprise began in 2002, with two experimental vineyards planted in the clay-rich soil of Kfar Vitkin, situated in the Judaean Hills, where a third of Israel’s vineyards can be found. With an aim to develop Israeli wine culture, Vitkin Winery has a penchant for elevating and experimenting with grapes that are often overlooked or underappreciated by other local wineries.

Overflowing with luscious plum, chocolate, and vanilla perfume, this kosher Cabernet Franc is perfect for those who want something bold and luxurious. It is naturally spicy, exuberant, and peppery on the palate, with a silky mouthfeel and generous flavours of black fruit.

It is still in its youth, with plenty of potential for cellaring. Most Cabernet Francs are best enjoyed within 5-10 years, so this vintage will be hitting its stride from 2022. When pairing it with food, consider something herbal and hearty that plays into the natural spiciness of the fruit. Roasted vegetables, creamy herby chicken, or a rack of lamb would all be excellent companions for this powerful and delicious wine.
 
Description
Cellar for up to 10 years. Decant for 30 minutes to an hour.

Vitkin is a boutique winery that has rightfully earned a reputation for innovation among the Israeli wine community. This family enterprise began in 2002, with two experimental vineyards planted in the clay-rich soil of Kfar Vitkin, situated in the Judaean Hills, where a third of Israel’s vineyards can be found. With an aim to develop Israeli wine culture, Vitkin Winery has a penchant for elevating and experimenting with grapes that are often overlooked or underappreciated by other local wineries.

Overflowing with luscious plum, chocolate, and vanilla perfume, this kosher Cabernet Franc is perfect for those who want something bold and luxurious. It is naturally spicy, exuberant, and peppery on the palate, with a silky mouthfeel and generous flavours of black fruit.

It is still in its youth, with plenty of potential for cellaring. Most Cabernet Francs are best enjoyed within 5-10 years, so this vintage will be hitting its stride from 2022. When pairing it with food, consider something herbal and hearty that plays into the natural spiciness of the fruit. Roasted vegetables, creamy herby chicken, or a rack of lamb would all be excellent companions for this powerful and delicious wine.
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