Pegasus Bay Waipara Valley North Canterbury Cabernet Franc (2018)

The debut 2018 vintage (4.5*) is an elegant red, matured for 18 months in seasoned French oak barriques. Full-coloured, it is mouthfilling, with deep, very fresh blackcurrant, plum, berry and spice flavours, oak complexity, supple tannins and a ripely scented bouquet. Still youthful, it should be at its best 2023+.


Type: Red Wines
Variety: Cabernet Franc
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $33 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

The overall rating for quality is Tentative, as Michael has only reviewed a small number of vintages of this particular wine.

When to drink: 2023

Reviewed March 2022

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