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Cabernet Franc, 2021

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2021 Okanagan Valley 750 mL, 14.5% ALC/VOL
Cabernet Franc
Critic's Rating 92 pts

Fruit fermented in stainless steel tanks utilizing natural yeast. Aged in a combination of French, Hungarian and American oak for 14 months before bottling. Tasting Notes: Blackberries and black currant. Hints of allspice, black pepper and tobacco

Critic's Rating

- Tony Aspler
  • National Wine Awards of Canada 2023, Gold Medal National Wine Awards of Canada 2023, Gold Medal
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    The 2021 vintage was a featured wine in January 2024's Wine Club package.

    Tasting notes written by Tony Aspler.

    Geographical Indication: BC VQA Okanagan Valley
    Vineyard: Diamondback Vineyard and various vineyards in Oliver and Osoyoos
    Residual Sugar: 0.5 g/L
    Cases Produced: 4,025

    Appearance: Deep purple-ruby in colour.
    Nose: Cedary, lightly smoky, vanilla, cassis and plum bouquet.
    Palate: Medium-bodied, firmly structured, cherry and plum flavours with ripe tannins.
    Quality: 90 – 92 points – Wine Club Canada. Outstanding. Can be consumed with pleasure now, but will reward holding for 1–2 years.

    Food Pairing: Thin crust pepperoni pizza, spicy beef barbacoa, bacon-wrapped pesto pork tenderloin, Indian butter chicken, and fried tofu with spicy ginger-sesame sauce.

    • National Wine Awards of Canada 2023, Gold Medal