Featherstone Winery Featherstone Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2009 Wine Review

Featherstone Winery Featherstone Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2009
Featherstone Winery Featherstone Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2009
Featherstone Winery Featherstone Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2009
Niagara Escarpment, Ontario, Canada
Community Score: 4.5/5
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Product #: 874345000113


 
Price: $16.95
Alcohol: 12.3%
Drink: 2011-2014
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Featherstone Winery
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Natalie's Score: 90/100

One of Canada's best cabernet francs, and consistently great year after year. Juicy, chewy and savoury, this full-bodied red offers ruch aromas of black fruit and smoke. Yum!

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Soils: Clay, Loam
Planted: 1988 Rootstock: Unknown Vine Density: 1200/Acre
Date Picked: November 20th 2009
Fruit Condition: Extremely Healthy
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 wild yeast strains. Fermentation took place in small ½ tonne vats. Primary fermentation took 17 days in total, wine left on skins for 21 days total. Pressed into barrel and inoculated with commercial malolactic bacteria
Bottling date: September 10th 2010 Total Production: 485 cases
Wine analysis at bottling:
pH3.57 T.A 6.9g/L Alc. 12.3%alc/vol R.S 2 g/L

 
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