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The Foreign Affair Winery The Embrace 2017 Wine Review

The Foreign Affair Winery The Embrace 2017

The Foreign Affair Winery The Embrace 2017

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

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2018-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.1%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: The Foreign Affair Winery

Agent: Epic Wines And Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 86/100

Foreign Affair's The Embrace 2017 is a great value easy-to-enjoy medium-bodied Niagara red wine blend of 80% Gamay Noir and 20% Pinot Noir with wild strawberry and raspberry compote, dried cherries flavours and pepper spice finish. Foreign Affair The Embrace is made in an unconventional ripasso-style blend of Gamay and Cabernet Franc red wine grapes from he Niagara Peninsula wine region. Pair with burgers or grilled beef-and-vegetable kebabs.

Food pairings: gourmet burgers, grilled lamb chops, roast chicken.

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This The Foreign Affair Winery The Embrace 2017 was reviewed on February 27, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This has lots of fresh and dried cherry, dried raspberry, seared orange peel, a touch of smoke and a whiff of herb. 88 Points.
Pamela Chiles rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A ripasso-style blend of Gamay Noir and Pinot Noir that I found pretty cool - combining the freshness of Gamay and earthy texture of Pinot Noir. Fruity cherry pluminess, juicy acidity, a little tree bark and decent depth and tannic structure with a medium finish. Pair with roasted root vegetable casserole. Tasted November 2018
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 reviewed this wine as follows:

An interesting take on a Gamay-Pinot Noir blend. Aromas of dried strawberry and cherry, with some black pepper and herbaceous notes. Medium bodied and medium + acidity on the palate, with lots of those dried and ripe fruit notes and a bit of spice on the finish. Enjoy with pork.
Foreign Affair's The Embrace 2017 is a great value easy-to-enjoy medium-bodied Niagara red wine blend of 80% Gamay Noir and 20% Pinot Noir with wild strawberry and raspberry compote, dried cherries flavours and pepper spice finish. The wine is made in a ripasso style with grapes repassed over the skins and lees of our appassimento red grapes. The wine was fermented in 100% stainless steel. Tannins are silky and The Embrace is ready to embrace now. Pair with turkey burgers or enjoy with a Swiss raclette. - Community Wine Reviews

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