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Tawse Grower's Blend Cabernet Franc 2015 Wine Review

Tawse Grower's Blend Cabernet Franc 2015

Tawse Grower's Blend Cabernet Franc 2015

Niagara Escarpment, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $28.95

Drink: 2019-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Tawse

Agent: Tawse Winery Inc.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A supple, smooth, full-bodied cool-climate Cabernet Franc from the Niagara Peninsula. Aromas of chocolate and mocha from oak aging, along with black plums. This wine was aged in French oak barrels for 18 months. Pair with roast beef.

Cabernet Franc food pairings: Game meat, hard cheeses, grilled bavette steak stir fry.

This Tawse Grower's Blend Cabernet Franc 2015 was reviewed on April 15, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Malcolm Lamont - WSET Adv, CSW rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

This wine is a show-stopper, with beautiful aromatic lift, and is texturally divine.
Yes please.
Melanie Lloyd - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

On the nose, tart cherry, stewed strawberry, autumn leaves, sweet spice, violet, and a hint of anise.

On the palate, there's lovely harmony between the tannins that are present but well integrated and the lively acidity of the wine. In terms of flavours, we are more on the dark fruit spectrum with tart plum and blackberry with notes of cocoa and an espresso finish.

Tasted at the Taste Ontario event in April 2019.

Wine-Food Pairing: This would pair perfectly with grilled red meat.
Tawse Grower's Blend 2015 is a mouth-watering, cool-climate Cabernet France from the Peninsula wine region. Fragrant with ripe dark berry, crushed raspberry, flinty aromas on the nose. Dry, medium-plus-bodied, supple and smooth with wild herb, wild raspberry, red plum and flinty flavours finishing long on the palate. Elegant and balanced. This vintage was awarded Silver at the 2019 National Wine Awards of Canada. - Community Wine Reviews

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