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Reif Estate Winery Reserve Cabernet Franc 2014 Wine Review

Reif Estate Winery Reserve Cabernet Franc 2014

Reif Estate Winery Reserve Cabernet Franc 2014

Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario VQA, Canada

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $21.95

Drink: 2014-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Reif Estate Winery

Agent: Reif Estate Winery

Natalie's Score: 90/100

The Reif Estate Cabernet Franc Reserve from the 2014 vintage is a robust and layered red wine. Black cherry, dark plum and smoke on the nose and palate. Pair with grilled meats.

Cabernet Franc food pairings: grilled meats, game or grilled root vegetables.

This Reif Estate Winery Reserve Cabernet Franc 2014 was reviewed on July 8, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Lynn van der Linde - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Enticing red berry and herbal aromas, with undertones of black pepper that carry through to a lengthy peppery finish, and a hit of juicy berries mid-palate. Balanced acidity and tannins makes this a very versatile option for a variety of foods, but particularly good with lamb or roast beef.
Tasted May 2017.
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A tart and tannic juicy red with medium acidity, medium body and medium plus tannins. Pairs well with braised meats. Tasted decanted 2h in July 2017. 89 points.
Pamela Chiles rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A really honest Cab Franc with a lovely nose of fresh red berry-cherry-raspberry and raspberry leaf and a fleeting floral note. Leather, cranberry, a hint of smoke and tobacco leaf and herbaceous-savoury flavours and refreshing acidity on the palate. Silky but assertive tannins round out the package. Quite enjoyable. Try it with grilled tenderloin and sour cherry reduction.

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