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Icellars Estate Wismer Foxcroft Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2016 Wine Review

Icellars Estate Wismer Foxcroft Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2016

Icellars Estate Wismer Foxcroft Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2016

Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2019-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.1%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Icellars Estate

Agent: Icellars Estate Winery Inc

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Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Harvested on November 9th, 2016: the extra hang time has served this wine well. An aromatic adventure that paints a picture. It is like a walk in the woods amongst the fresh cedars after the rain as the hot sun evaporates raindrops off of rocks into a humid mist while you pick wild blueberries and raspberries, the smoke of a campfire gently wafting through the evergreen boughs. Just beautiful. 12 months in French and American oak, one-third new, has rounded the edges and softened tannins elegantly. Classic Franc structure with moderate body and tannins, high acid, and a generous bouquet. This will impress for years to come, especially when paired with goat cheeses, BBQ ribs, and lamb chops.
From the Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Icellars Estate, Wismer Foxcroft Vineyard's 2016 Cabernet Franc is richly layered with ripe plum, crushed raspberry, white pepper spice and flinty flavours on the palate. Pair with grilled lamb chops. - Community Wine Reviews

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