2020 Harrison Vento do Mar Cabernet Franc

Brilliant fresh example of McLaren Vale Cabernet Franc, aromatic, soft and joyfully juicy.

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Absurdly pleasure-inducing, ultra-vibrant Cabernet Franc from Riley Harrison, a world away from traditional heavy McLaren reds.

Sourced from a cool, breezy spot in the Sellicks foothills, made with 10% carbonic maceration for that Beaujolaisesque twist.

It's both softly plush and fine-tuned, and bursts with red fruits and wild herbs. There is a delicate tannic finish to aid digestion.

Sensational modern wine from a rising Vale vigneron.

Cabernet franc from a vineyard conveniently located quite close to the Victory Hotel. These vines are cooled by the sea breeze & fuelled by the summer sunshine. 10% carbonic maceration and 90% straight up and down.


Bright red fruits, fresh cut chilli and the kiss of a man splitting firewood.


This is spring luncheon wine if ever it did exist.

93 Points - "The wind of the sea. Hey? Cab franc of M Vale.

Fragrant, pure, brilliant. Fresh cherry, sage leaf, garam masala spice to sniff on, plummy fruit flavours, though, licked at by fennel and green herb. Soft in texture but has freshness to burn, fine, lacy tannins, great length and mouth-watering deliciousness. Unreal, fresher expression of red grapes." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

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