Featherstone Winery & Vineyard Featherstone Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2009 Wine Review

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


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

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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