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The Foreign Affair Dream 2015 Wine Review

The Foreign Affair Dream 2015

The Foreign Affair Dream 2015

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

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2018-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: The Foreign Affair

Agent: Corby Spirit And Wine Limited

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A juicy, succulent, full-bodied Niagara red wine blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Petit Verdot grapes. About 15% of the grapes for this wine were dried for about 4 months appassimento style, as is often practise in northern Italy. The wine was matured for 16 months in oak. Aromas of ripe black fruit and toasty oak. Pair with grilled meats.

Food pairings: smoky game burgers, beef steak, rack of lamb, smoked cheeses.

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This The Foreign Affair Dream 2015 was reviewed on November 13, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Fifteen per cent of the wine juice The Foreign Affair's Dream 2015 red wine blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot came from wine grapes dried for four months in appassimento style, then aged 16 months in oak barrel before the final blending and bottling. Look for layers of dried fruit, ripe dark cherries, blackberry, cake spice and dried tobacco flavours on the palate. Tannins are firm. Nicely done, although could benefit from three years or more years in cellar to marry and mellow. Pair with meatlover's pizza topped with more meat. - Community Wine Reviews

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