Thomas Legacy Waiheke Island Cabernet Franc (2019)

The refined 2019 vintage (5*) was hand-picked and matured for 11 months in French oak barriques (33 per cent new). A fragrant, deeply coloured, full-bodied red, it has strong, ripe blackcurrant, red berry, plum and spice flavours, savoury notes adding complexity, and a finely textured, lingering finish. Already delicious, it should be at its best 2024+. (From Batch Winery).

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Cabernet Franc
Vintage: 2019
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $70 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: 2024

Reviewed July 2022

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