Sandhill Winery Cabernet Franc 2006 Wine Review

Sandhill Winery Cabernet Franc 2006
Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada
Community Score: 4.4/5
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Product #: 556035

Price: $19.99
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Sandhill Winery
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August 3, June 18, March 5 and February 26.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

The 2006 season began with light but steady rain, creating vigorous growing conditions that produced more bunches than desirable. To stay the yield targets, the growers cut almost 40% of the fruit produced on all red varieties. Aged 15 months in American and French oak. Deep garnet color with aromas of black cherry, black currant, violet, cedar, cigar box and mocha. This dry, medium-bodied wine is rich in the mouth, with texture. Very balanced.

Cabernet Franc food pairings: rack of lamb, wild mushroom risotto, game meats, beef stews, grilled steak with sauteed mushrooms.

This was reviewed July 15, 2008 by
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