Le Chapeau Blanc
(le sha-poh blangk)
Estate Cabernet Franc
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The Peter Michael Winery 2018 Le Chapeau Blanc Estate Cabernet Franc (le sha-poh blangk), French for the “white hat”, is a tribute to Sir Peter representing his signature white Panama hat. Planted in the foothills in the heart of Oakville AVA’s famed red dirt, the Le Chapeau Blanc block has a rich history as a source of my acclaimed wines. On this beautiful site, Cabernet Franc develops into a classic style with silky tannins against dark fruits and savory highlights. The ideal sun exposure facilitates the development of the lush, intense fruit one would only dream about from such a magnificent property.
Winemaker’s Tasting Notes:
Offering rich aromas of black cherry, cassis, and dark cacao with nuances of spice, including cinnamon and cardamom. The wine delivers a silky and lively entry, with polished structure across the mid-palate and exceptional balance. Elements of violets, vanilla, and sweet dried cherries marry with a hint of black tea, carrying through to an elegant and long, well-rounded finish.
90% Cabernet Franc, 10% Merlot
Aged 21 months in 100% French oak barrels from select artisan coopers
Bottled unfined and unfiltered
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