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Magnotta Winery Limited Edition Cabernet Franc 2013 Wine Review

Magnotta Winery Limited Edition Cabernet Franc 2013

Magnotta Winery Limited Edition Cabernet Franc 2013

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2016-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Magnotta

Agent: Magnotta Winery

Reviews and Ratings

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

This producer puts a strong emphasis on reds, in their premium tier. Their iteration of Cabernet Franc in 2013 sees only American oak. Most of their reds, and previous years of this wine, saw a regimen of French, American, or Hungarian.
The colour is a bright inviting ruby, with some slight bricking already.
The aromas are full of currant, dried herbs, dried leaves, and cranberries. There is a whap of coconut from the oak, as well.
The aromas are dominated by red fruit that I feel are better supported by the American oak. Craisin, raspberry, mushroom, earth, chocolate, and a slight toasted walnut quality.
Well made, with a charming rusticity about it. It is pretty and rather gentle after a few minutes open. Try not to keep it too long, but enjoy it with roasted parsnips and maybe some game sausages.
Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Deep ruby in the glass, lots of herb, spice, peppers, dried currants, and oak on the nose. Medium to full body - lots of oak, herb and dried berries on the palate and . Would pair well with herb crusted lamb.
Nick Onischuk - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

The Magnotta Winery Limited Edition Cabernet Franc 2013 is amazing value under $20. Tasty red berry fruit, earthy, vanilla, and spice. Tasted October 2016 (90/100)
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Deep ruby, and fairly closed with subtle aromas of dusty dried currants and black cherry, with a bit of dried herbs. The taste is a different matter with a commanding taste of tart black cherry, accompanied by high acidity and grippy fine tannins. Very little if any of the usual Cab Franc Green-ness. This is a Cabernet Franc done very well.
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

Red currant aromatics and on the palate, along with herbal touches and vanilla.
Tasted Oct. 2016

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