Cabernet Franc Reserve 2010
|Style: Dry Red Wine||Sugar: 3 g/L||ABV: 14.5%|
Full-bodied and smooth. Intense burst of ripe dark fruits on the palate, ripe currant on the nose. Another fine example of a Niagara Cab Franc from a sweltering year. Cabernet Franc is one of Niagara's signature grape varieties and this wine is an excellent example of how it can be made into a complex, and age worthy wine. As all Kacaba Vineyard wines this 2010 Cabernet Franc was fermented in small lots, allowing for careful monitoring and direction. A combination of punch-down and pump-over fermenting extracts firm tannins from the grapes without aggressive harshness. The process is also temperature controlled to achieve a balance between colour, tannin extraction and fruit flavours.
*GOLD MEDAL - INTERVIN INTERNATIONAL WINE AWARDS 2012
*BRONZE MEDAL - DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS 2014
*BRONZE MEDAL - ALL CANADIAN WINE CAHMPIONSHIPS 2012
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