Cave Spring Estate Cabernet Franc 2012, Cave Spring Vineyard, VQA Beamsville Bench, Niagara Peninsula

Cabernet Franc Cabernet Franc
Ontario, Canada

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92 pts

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Dan Trcka
Dan Trcka

The 2012 Cave Springs Estate Bottled Cabernet Franc, aged in French Oak of which 60% was new; has lifted aromas of green leaves, blackberry and vanilla on the nose and blackberry, vanilla and coconut on the palate. It is a medium bodied, extra-dry, fruity wine; acidic, with tight tannins and a long and chalky finish. This is food friendly, overly oak influenced wine; cellar short term to allow the tannins and acidity to bridge - drink 2015/16 to 2020+ (cork enclosure). My impression: NICE, 87 pts. Tasted in Oct/14 at 'Taste Ontario 2014'

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