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Fancy Farm Girl Flamboyant Red, 2018

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2018 Niagara Peninsula 750 mL, 12.5% ALC/VOL
$24.95
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Merlot

Cherries and Currants! If these make your mouth water, then the 2018 Fancy Farm Girl Flamboyant Red is for you! A favourite of customers and staff (and Staff) alike,Flamboyant Red is a Bordeaux-style blend of Cabernet Franc (65%), Cabernet Sauvignon (20%) and Merlot (15%).

It is an approachable red, fabulous for weeknight sipping or weekend fine dining. Dry, with a gorgeous currant and cherry tang that is rounded out by deeper blackberry notes on the mid-palate, with balanced tannins. Flamboyant Red is medium-bodied, making it versatile enough to pair with anything from Philly Cheesesteak to Coq au Vin.

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This was a featured wine in September's Wine Club package, 2021.

 

Geographical Indication: VQA Niagara Peninsula
Varietal: Cabernet Franc (64%), Cabernet Sauvignon (21%), Merlot (15%)
Vineyard: Various Niagara vineyards
Residual Sugar: 4 g/L
Cases Produced: 600

 

Appearance: Semi-opaque. Light ruby core.
Nose: Cherry, raspberry, blackberry, violets, green vegetal note, menthol, hint of smoke.
Palate: Medium acid, medium tannin, medium body. Dry. Plum, dark cherry, cassis, green pepper, smoke, black pepper.
Quality: Very Good+ / Outstanding. 89 – 90 points.

 

Food Pairing: Bulgogi steak lettuce wraps, beef brisket with cornbread, pistachio and wild mushroom pizza, braised rabbit pie, and spicy Korean chicken wings.