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Cave Spring Cellars Cabernet Franc 2017 750ml

size
750ml
country
Canada
region
Ontario
appellation
Niagara Peninsula
Additional vintages
2017 2016
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Winery
The Cabernet Franc wines from 2017 are deep garnet in colour, broad and muscular in structure and replete with a mix of ripe red and dark berry fruit and firm yet supple tannins. While juicy and attractive in their youth, the entry and mid-tier wines possess a structure and vigour that begs for at least two to three years of bottle age before drinking. Across the collection, the wines share a level of concentration and depth that will reward long-term ageing. In the case of the Estate and La Penna, we expect outstanding results from 10-plus years of cellaring
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Cave Spring Cellars Cabernet Franc 2017 750ml

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The Cabernet Franc wines from 2017 are deep garnet in colour, broad and muscular in structure and replete with a mix of ripe red and dark berry fruit and firm yet supple tannins. While juicy and attractive in their youth, the entry and mid-tier wines possess a structure and vigour that begs for at least two to three years of bottle age before drinking. Across the collection, the wines share a level of concentration and depth that will reward long-term ageing. In the case of the Estate and La Penna, we expect outstanding results from 10-plus years of cellaring
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size
750ml
country
Canada
region
Ontario
appellation
Niagara Peninsula
Additional vintages
2017 2016
Overview
The Cabernet Franc wines from 2017 are deep garnet in colour, broad and muscular in structure and replete with a mix of ripe red and dark berry fruit and firm yet supple tannins. While juicy and attractive in their youth, the entry and mid-tier wines possess a structure and vigour that begs for at least two to three years of bottle age before drinking. Across the collection, the wines share a level of concentration and depth that will reward long-term ageing. In the case of the Estate and La Penna, we expect outstanding results from 10-plus years of cellaring
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Varietal: Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc varietal grapes are a key ingredient in many of the finest wines in the world. For centuries they have been used in their native France for balancing out and adding their unique flavor and aroma to the finest wines of the Bordeaux region, and in more recent decades, they have been used all over the New World in attempts to emulate this most illustrious of wine styles. Alone, Cabernet Franc is an exciting, rich and elegant wine grape, producing wines packed full of interesting and highly aromatic characteristics. Violets, tobacco, bell pepper, blackcurrant and several other notes are regularly found within wines made from this grape, and the rich, pale garnet red color they offer makes them a favorite for both vintners and wine drinkers around the world.
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Country: Canada

Canada is not a country many people readily associate with wine production and vineyard cultivation, although it has been successfully producing a range of quality wines for over two hundred years. Many of the wineries in Canada are used exclusively for the production of ice wine, a special style of wine which involves allowing the grapes to freeze in the early frost, thus intensifying the sugars and natural flavors of the grapes. However, recent years have seen wineries in several parts of the country producing more traditional styles of wines, using a blend of traditional and modern techniques and methods to achieve excellent results. The vast majority of Canadian wineries are located in British Columbia and Ontario, although everywhere from Quebec to the shores of Lake Erie also have well established wineries producing characterful Canadian produce.
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green grapes

Varietal: Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc varietal grapes are a key ingredient in many of the finest wines in the world. For centuries they have been used in their native France for balancing out and adding their unique flavor and aroma to the finest wines of the Bordeaux region, and in more recent decades, they have been used all over the New World in attempts to emulate this most illustrious of wine styles. Alone, Cabernet Franc is an exciting, rich and elegant wine grape, producing wines packed full of interesting and highly aromatic characteristics. Violets, tobacco, bell pepper, blackcurrant and several other notes are regularly found within wines made from this grape, and the rich, pale garnet red color they offer makes them a favorite for both vintners and wine drinkers around the world.
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Country: Canada

Canada is not a country many people readily associate with wine production and vineyard cultivation, although it has been successfully producing a range of quality wines for over two hundred years. Many of the wineries in Canada are used exclusively for the production of ice wine, a special style of wine which involves allowing the grapes to freeze in the early frost, thus intensifying the sugars and natural flavors of the grapes. However, recent years have seen wineries in several parts of the country producing more traditional styles of wines, using a blend of traditional and modern techniques and methods to achieve excellent results. The vast majority of Canadian wineries are located in British Columbia and Ontario, although everywhere from Quebec to the shores of Lake Erie also have well established wineries producing characterful Canadian produce.