Merlot Cabernet Franc 2021


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It has been a long wait but at last it's back. Your favourite everyday red, our 2021 Merlot Cabernet Franc.

70% Merlot picked on the 21st of September and 30% Cabernet Franc harvested almost a month later on October 19th.  This Bordeaux style blend was aged in neutral French oak barrels for 12 months before being bottled this spring.  This affordable red has long been a favourite of our loyal customers offering may of the qualities you have grown to expect from an Upper Bench red wine. Perfect for the BBQ and pairs perfectly with our line of Upper Bench cheese.

Nose: black cherry, strawberry, cacao, cinnamon, cloves, cassis, cranberry

Palate: raspberry, cherry, black currant, plum, vanilla, nutmeg

Additional information

Weight 1420 g
Dimensions 7.62 × 7.62 × 30.48 cm


Picking Dates

September 21 & October 19th, 2021


12 months in neutral French oak



Residual Sugar

2.2 g/L