Rainbow's End Estate
- Zevenrivieren Road, Banghoek Valley, Stellenbosch, 7600
About the Winery
Rainbow’s End Cabernet Franc
About the wine
Intense deep red, colour. Vegital and herbaceous aromas with mineralic and slight floral after tones (violets and fynbos) Rich earthy and tea leaf flavours with dark black berries and cherries. Intense rich fruit and juicy palate, with layers of dark chocolate and a hint of cedar.
Tim Atkin 2020 SA report 92 points National Cab Franc 2020 Challenge gold Medalits
AGOA, EU-SADC EPA, SADC
4000 x 750ml
Hard Cheese, Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables, Soft Cheese, Sweets, Vegetables, White Meat
Stellenbosch, Western Cape
|Segment best suited for||
Herbal & Vegetal, Mineral, Spicy
E (< $11.00)
Hand-picked, destemmed and hand sorted before going into tank. 3-5 day cold soak with Carbonic maceration. Thereafter open tank fermentation with punch downs every 3 hours for the first 3rd of fermentation. Thereafter 3 pump overs daily, average fermentation period until dry is 14 days. Post macerated for 2-4 weeks. Melolactic Fermentation in barrel, matured for 12 months in Medium Toast, tight grain 225l French.
This wine is bottle matured on site for 22 months prior to release. The wine is ready for consumtion upon release but can be cellared for optimal drinking between 4-7 years