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Aure Wines Umoja Cabernet Franc 2011 Wine Review

Aure Wines Umoja Cabernet Franc 2011

Aure Wines Umoja Cabernet Franc 2011

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada

Community Score:86/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2011-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Aure Wines

Agent: William Hoare

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Reviews and Ratings

Lori Kilmartin - WSET3 Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

The name Umoja is the Swahili word for "Unity". The day the wine was released the Aure Winery was hosting an event for International Needs. This Beamsville Cabernet Franc smells of leather, spice, tobacco and red fruit. Complex flavours of cherry and raspberry and a touch of bell pepper. With its medium-high acidity this is a wine made for food - a meatball and tomato sauce sub perhaps?
Melanie Aubert rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

Typical Ontario cab franc: medium bodied with vegetal notes, red fruit (raspberry and cherry) and spicy black pepper!

Tasted March 2016. Get the full story at winingwithmel.com/2016/03/30/taste-ontario-2016-part-one-riesling-pinot-and-cab-franc-oh-my/
From their winery perched atop the Niagara Escarpment, Aure makes their wines from sustainably grown vineyards. This Cab Franc spent a year in oak, imparting a touch of smoky caramel to the spicy raspberry and strawberry fruit. Source: Vintages Wine Ratings and Reviews, undated.

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