2016 Cabernet Franc 'Breton', Lukas van Loggerenberg

This Cabernet Franc is classically styled, and show’s Lukas’s love of elegant, drinkable wines. There’s notes of violets and mulberries, with just a hint of bell-pepper adding complexity.

Critic score
93/100
Pricing
Bottle
6 available
£30.20
Case, 6 Bottles
1 available
£181.20

WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    South Africa
  • Grape
    Cabernet Franc
  • Maturity
    Ready 2017 - 2025
  • Colour
    Red
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
  • ABV
    12.5%
2016 Cabernet Franc 'Breton', Lukas van Loggerenberg

TASTING NOTES

Breton is the Loire name for Cabernet Franc and this wine is very much French-inspired. Sourced from the Polkadraai Hills, it’s a serious, grippy, lower alcohol style that’s fresh, focused and very pure, with bramble and cassis notes and taut acidity.

Tim Atkin MW, timatkin.com (October 2017)
93/100

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