2021 La Ferme de Sato 'Sous Bois' Cabernet Franc

2021 La Ferme de Sato 'Sous Bois' Cabernet Franc

2021 La Ferme de Sato 'Sous Bois' Cabernet Franc

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'Sous Bois' is Sato's domaine-grown Cabernet Franc, and is always a delight.

While big and ripe - bursting with dark red fruit, cacao and coffee - it's also restrained and stark in finish, juicy and mineral.

Decant and drink now, would also reward further cellaring.

Winemaking notes:

Sato Pisa Vineyard
Alluvial, sandy or silt loam with schist and quartz gravel
Cabernet Franc
No pesticides, herbicides, systemic fungicides or inorganic fertiliser used
Hand-picked. 24 April 2021. 35 hl/ha
Natural yeast fermentation. All destemmed. 26 days on skins. No additives except for 15 mg/L sulphites before bottling.
17 months in old French oak barrels. 
8 November 2022 without fining or filtration. 

Winemaking Style: Progressive

How it drinks: Rich, Juicy, and Powerful

Grape Variety(ies): Cabernet Franc

Region: Central Otago

Country: New Zealand

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