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The Foreign Affair Winery Apologetic Red 2016 Wine Review

The Foreign Affair Winery Apologetic Red 2016

The Foreign Affair Winery Apologetic Red 2016

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

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $69.95

Drink: 2019-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.9%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: The Foreign Affair

Agent: The Foreign Affair Winery

More Vintages: 2013  2015  2013 

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Pricing & Stock Information

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Reviews and Ratings

Paula Bernardino rated this wine as 96/100 with the following review:

I discovered this winery at the Taste Ontario event in Ottawa April 3, 2019 and really like their labels and the names of the their wines. Their Apologetic red is 100% cabernet franc and is simply… wow! Amazing! This is their high-end red at almost $60/bottle. So I would pair it well with a filet mignon and mashed garlic potatoes.
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

A lovely and special wine. I love the patriotic label too! Made from Cabernet Franc, 50% dried appassimento style. Aromas of robust currant, fig, jammy raspberry, with tobacco and smoky notes. Full bodied and lusciously smooth, with some tannins for structure and some nice balancing acidity. Absolutely wonderful, enjoy with good friends and a special BBQ.
Gwen Barton rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Nothing to ‘apologize’ for in this Apologetic Red- except that it would only get better by cellaring a few years. Cab Franc grapes with 50% appassimento style production. Notes of fig, dark cherry and tobacco. I found there to be a nice amount tannins, but they would benefit by softening over a few more years in the bottle. Pair with blue cheese and pears. Tasted: At Taste of Ontario April 2019

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