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Pillitteri Estates Winery Cabernet Franc 2010 Wine Review

Pillitteri Estates Winery Cabernet Franc 2010

Pillitteri Estates Winery Cabernet Franc 2010

V.Q.A., Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario, Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2013-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Pillitteri Estates Winery

Agent: Pillitteri Estates

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Black cherry spiced pie with dried herbs and cedar brush. Delightfully different and full-bodied. Smooth with lots of savoury, mouth-watering notes. Pair with pork roast.

Cabernet Franc food pairings: pulled pork slathered with mild salsa.

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This Pillitteri Estates Winery Cabernet Franc 2010 was reviewed on September 13, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A great wine from a powerful Niagara vintage. Pillitteri has made a name for itself with this varietal. This wine features dark berries, tobacco, black pepper, forest floor, and a hint of dried currant. 90 Points. (ottawawinejournal.com)
Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

I preface by saying Cabernet Franc is not my favourite varietal. However, I found this medium bodied red a nice mix of pepper, sour cherry,oak, herbs and earth. Quite a bit going on. Not overly tannic. Roasted meats. Drink now.
Introducing itself with delicate aromas of red berry fruit and kitchen spice, it washes over the palate with mixed red berry fruit, sour cherry and sprigs of savory herbs and spice. It’s medium bodied and finishes up framed by good moderating acidity and perceptible tannin. Aerate/ decant for two hours. Score: 3½ (out of 5) Source: Vic Harradine, winecurrent.com, Aug. 30, 2012

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