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The Foreign Affair Winery The Conspiracy Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Wine Review

The Foreign Affair Winery The Conspiracy Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

The Foreign Affair Winery The Conspiracy Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario VQA, Canada

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2015-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.8%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: The Foreign Affair

Agent: Epic Wines and Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 86/100

Full-bodied and tannic with dark fruit and a meaty, savoury mid-palate note. The winery concentrates the flavour of the cabernet sauvignon grapes by using the ripasso method traditionally used in Veneto, Italy: dried grapes add richness and depth to the wine. Mocha, dark chocolate and toasty oak on the finish. Pair with pepperoni pizza.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hearty meat dishes, hard cheese, pasta, mushroom risotto.

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This The Foreign Affair Winery The Conspiracy Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 was reviewed on September 4, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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  • 190 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Bright red fruits like raspberry, cherry, and cranberry combine with savoury herbs and a whiff of smoke in the bouquet. Good balance of body, acid, and tannin makes for a versatile wine that will stand up to bigger dishes without overpowering lighter fare. Juicy fruit and herb flavours with a subtle oak influence. Predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc with a splash of Merlot. Top notch pairing for pizza, pasta, and burgers.
Colin McKone - Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

The conspiracy is a blend of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot that have been prepared in the apasimento style (a fancy Italian word meaning the grapes were dried out before being fermented with concentrates the sugars and flavours). It has aromas of black cherry, blackberries, cassis, plum and dark chocolate. It is full bodied with well balanced acidity and tannins & has flavours of dark red fruit and mocha with some subtle smoke and spice. This will pair well with grilled red meats. Tasted on August 26, 2018.

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