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Featherstone Winery Cabernet Franc 2012

Featherstone Winery Cabernet Franc 2012
Featherstone Winery Cabernet Franc 2012

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score: 4.4/5
Community Reviews: 8
Price: $17.95
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Alcohol: 12.3%

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Featherstone Winery

Heather Wall rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This black skinned grape is typically blended with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot in Bordeaux but here in Ontario it has become popular as a single varietal.
Featherstone has made a lovely Cab Franc with medium ruby colour and medium+ aromas of cherry, cassis, strawberry, leather, cedar, herbal, black pepper.
The palate is dry with medium acidity, youthful tannins and medium body. Flavours are pronounced and lush. Dark cherry, plum, raisin baked strawberry, cranberry, tobacco leaf, cigar, leather and herbs de Provence. The finish is long and smooth.
Drink now, has potential for ageing another 3-5 years.
Pair with Canadian cheeses, Tortiere, lamb stew, or experiment with pulled pork poutine.
Tasted - July 2014


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