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The Foreign Affair Winery The Conspiracy Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

The Foreign Affair Winery The Conspiracy Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
The Foreign Affair Winery The Conspiracy Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario VQA, Canada

Community Score: 4.5/5
Community Reviews: 11
Price: $19.95
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Alcohol: 12.8%

Drink: 2013-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: The Foreign Affair

Heather Wall rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This wine is made using the Italian appassimento method of picking ripe grapes then rasinate(dry and shrivel) them traditionally on straw mats. This process concentrates natural sugars and flavours. Foreign Affair Winery is one Ontario producer practicing this style of winemaking.
This wine is a Bordeaux blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Deep ruby with thick legs on the glass the full-bdied juice in the glass. Medium+ aromas of Strawberry, cherry, raspberry, blueberry, raisin, prune, violets, leather, cedar, evergreen.
Palate is dry with grippy,youthful tannins and Medium+ acidity. Full-bodied pronounced flavours of dark red stewed fruit, cranberry, black pepper, smike tar, vanilla. This wine has definite ageing potential. 3-5 years.
Good cuts of meat would be best match. Canadian BBQ hamburger, hearty beef or lamb stew.
Suggest decanting if drinking now. 1 hour plus.
Tasted - July 2014


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