Paradise Rescued B1ockOne Bordeaux Cabernet Franc is an almost unique wine from one of the most prestigious and largest vineyards in the world. Cabernet Franc is one of the three main grape varieties used in Bordeaux blends but less well known than Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Less than a dozen 100% Bordeaux Cabernet Franc wines are produced.
2016 was a successful vintage for Bordeaux and Paradise Rescued, ending a fine selection of vintages. The first half of the season was rainy and cold, but good flowering conditions, followed by a hot, dry summer with cool evening conditions which resulted in an excellent harvest.
Commendation, International Wine Challenge 2020 Londres
Tasting reports by the press
“The amazing Paradise Rescued B1ockOne 2016 amply demonstrates the subtle charms of this pretty grape: elegant, sweet medium-bodied red and black fruit flavors with characteristic notes of spice and chocolate with lovely fresh liveliness. Terry Kirby, The Independent Nov 2020
"Paradise Rescued B1ockOne exhibits one of the most appealing characteristics of Bordeaux wines: that combination of ripe red and black fruits with mouth-watering freshness and food-appropriate tannins..." David Williams, The Guardian Nov 2020
"2016 really ends a run of three great vintages for us and has set a benchmark for our winery. The IWC award and media tastings are a great honor to what our team at Cardan Bordeaux have achieved." David Stannard, owner."