Featherstone Winery Featherstone Cabernet Franc 2008 Wine Review

Featherstone Winery Featherstone Cabernet Franc 2008
Niagara Escarpment, Canada
Community Score: 4.4/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 006

Price: $16.95
Alcohol: 12.5%
Drink: 2010-2015
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Featherstone Winery
Agent: Featherstone Winery
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Natalie's Score: 88/100

Mocha-rich yet not heavy. Medium-bodied and mouth-watering. This wine shows that Cabernet France can be very well made in Niagara and without a trace of bell pepper. Terrific!

This was reviewed April 26, 2010 by

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Jason Solanki rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Screw cap. Plum, boysenberry, cedar aromas. More boysenberry on the palate, plus brambleberry and ripe red fruits. Hints of smokiness on the long finish. Smooth, well-integrated tannins. Medium-bodied. Fresh acidity. Ready to drink now. Tasted July/2012.
Handling: Hand Picked into small 25 kg picking bins allowing the fruit to arrive at the winery’s sorting table intact. Fruit was hand sorted crushed and de-stemmed.
Fermentation: Fermented with commercial yeast strains ICV-GRE, BM-45 and wild yeast. Fermentation took place in small ½ tonne vats. Primary fermentation took 18 days in total, wine left on skins for 21 days total. Pressed into barrel and inoculated with commercial malolactic bacteria

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