2017 Cabernet Franc
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Visual: Dark red fruit with nuances of purple and garnet. Heavy and dense legs. Nose: Bouquet of violets, cassis, blackberries, oak spice, and lavender with hint of vanilla oak. The second nose is rich with earthiness and meatiness with nuances of dark chocolate. Palate: Bold and rich attack on blackcurrants and spice. Midpalate full and firm with intense fruit weight around a strong structural tension and a lush core of texture. Finish is tight on tannins but reveals aromas of dried flowers and dark berries along a vein of oak spice and freshness.
91 Wine Align (Mar 2019); International Wine & Spirit 2019 Bronze Medal; Decanter World Wine Awards 2019 Bronze Medal; All Canadian Wine Championships 2019 Gold Medal; Carolyn Evans Hammond score: 92; Natalie MacLean score: 90
Food Pairing Notes
Meats: any red meat will pair well with this wine. Flavourful dishes such as pastas Bolognese or Arrabiata, lasagna and pizza.