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Icellars Estate Winery Icel Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2016 Wine Review

Icellars Estate Winery Icel Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2016

Icellars Estate Winery Icel Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2016

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:94/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $50.00

Drink: 2018-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.1%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Icellars Estate Winery

Natalie's Score: 94/100

The 2016 vintage was one of the warmest and driest on record for the Niagara region, and it shows in the richness and depth of this wine. The Cabernet Franc is layered and complex with aromas of dark plums, toasty oak, pencil led and smoke. The grapes are grown in the Wismer Foxcroft Vineyard. Long finish. Pair with grilled lamb.

This Icellars Estate Winery Icel Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2016 was reviewed on August 30, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • AGLC
  • 771445

Reviews and Ratings

Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Wow - this is one to try for sure! Such a lovely Cab Franc, aromas include dark fruit, graphite, dried herbs and campfire smoke. Full bodied with firm, nicely structured tannins with some bright acidity. On the palate, the dark fruit, smoke, and herbaceous notes mingle nicely with a lengthy finish. Enjoy with seared duck breast.

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