2021 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 Blewitt Springs, made with 10% carbonic maceration for that Beaujolais-esque twist.

It's both softly plush and fine-tuned, and bursts with ripe 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 50 year old vines in Blewitt Springs. Deep sandy soils beneath, clear blue skies above. 10% carbonic maceration and 90% whole berry ferment.

Intoxicating perfume of crushed violets, caraway seed and ripe red cherry. The palate exhibits a buoyant energy; lively blue fruit, a sheath of powdery tannin and mouth-watering acidity providing the matrix.

A wine that speaks so very beautifully of variety and place.

92 Points - "Herbal, choc-mint notes, raspberry coulis and blackcurrants. Lively, fresh, juicy, feels bouncy and sweet-hearted but delivers a huge sense of freshness too. Crunch and dry chomp, good length, vitality in spades. Easy, lovely, fun times drink with a bit more going on." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

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