The Boneline, Amphitheatre Waipara Cabernet Franc (2019)

The highly impressive 2019 vintage (5*) was hand-harvested from estate-grown, 30 year-old vines and matured in French oak casks (16 per cent new). Deeply coloured, it is fragrant and full-bodied, with highly concentrated, ripe, plummy, spicy flavours, oak complexity, supple tannins, and the density and structure to mature well over the long haul. Best drinking 2024+. (The 2016, 2018 and 2019 vintages have all been of eye-catching quality.)

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Cabernet Franc
Vintage: 2019
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $75 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2021

When to drink: 2024

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