Askerne Cabernet Franc

This is all rich, spicey sweet berry fruits! Absolutely delish!

Askerne Cabernet Franc

2021, Hawkes Bay New Zealand
  • Cabernet Franc from Askerne in Hawke's Bay
  • Medium bodied, red fruits and spice, a class act for the money
  • Boutique Hawke's Bay producer - named after the spa town in Yorkshire, north England
  • RRP $29.99

    $27.99

    Ey up! Named Askerne after the spa town of Askern in Yorkshire, northern England. It’s the hometown of co-owner Kathryn Loughlin but these days she calls home Hawke’s Bay, where you’ll find the Askerne winery and vineyard.

    Ee-Ba-Gum (as they say in Yorkshire) – the gum trees that feature on the label are a prominent feature of the Askerne vineyard.

    A boutique, hands on producer, these guys dabble in making a little bit of everything – Sauvignon Blanc, Sauvignon Gris, Semillon, Chardonnay, Viognier, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Noir, Barbera, Carmenere, Mourvedre, Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Merlot.

    This is a real beauty and super buying for a little over twenty bucks. Aged for 12 months in French oak (25% new), it’s all red fruits and spice, succulent and smooth chocolatey tannins.

    Drink now to 2027.

    The Lowdown: 14% alc / 750ml / Screwcap
    The National Wine Awards of Aotearoa NZ – Silver

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