Karlo Estates Cabernet Franc 2015, VQA Prince Edward County

Cabernet Franc Cabernet Franc
Ontario, Canada

$39.00 (524389)

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December 09, 2017

Critic Reviews (3)

Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Take the spoils of County cabernet franc fruit from a roost 100m higher than the Bay of Quinte, put it into the hands...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

2015 was the first full vintage for winemaker Derek Barnett at Karlo Estates, a year with a hard spring frost that...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This was fermented with native yeasts to achieve more complexity, in a ripe year that has built in more weight. It...

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Jason Solanki
Jason Solanki

A nice, cool-climate Cabernet Franc showing richly dark fruited aromas with lovely cigar box, earth, black plum, and sandalwood aromas with minimal herbally notes of medium+ intensity and opens up quite nicely with air. It's light-to-medium bodied on the palate with vibrant, juicy acids and a touch warming on the mid-palate. Cran-cherry-raspberry flavours mingle with sandalwood, earth, and touches of currant and minerals. Tannins could use another year or so to soften. Nice cigar box and curranty-cherry notes linger on the long finish. Drink by 2021. Tasted Dec/2017.

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