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Top 10 Small Wineries in Canada – National Wine AWards of Canada 2019

 

2020 Cabernet Franc
Wine Specs
Vintage
2020
Varietal
Cabernet Franc
Appellation
Naramata Bench
Vineyard Designation
Thomas Vineyard - Tightrope Estate
Harvest Date
October 28, 2020
Sugar
23.0
Acid
8.2 g/L
pH
3.60
Aging
12 months in French Oak barrel (50% new), with small % of American Oak for added complexity.
Bottling Date
March 16, 2022
Residual Sugar
1.69 g/L
Alcohol %
12.5

2020 Cabernet Franc

IN THE GLASS: strawberry, Rainier cherry, raspberry, blackberry, white pepper, tobacco leaf, leather; medium-plus body, elegant tannin structure, lingering finish.

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SKU: 146189-20

IN THE GLASS: strawberry, Rainier cherry, raspberry, blackberry, white pepper, tobacco leaf, leather; medium-plus body, elegant tannin structure, lingering finish.

VINEYARD NOTES
The grapes for our Cabernet Franc are sustainably grown on our Thomas Vineyard – Tightrope Estate & are selectively hand-picked.

WINEMAKER NOTES
The grapes were handpicked and destemmed into half-ton ferments and cold-soaked for five days before fermentation was allowed to begin. The grapes were on skins for approximately three weeks before being pressed off and put into French oak barrels - 50% new - for 12 months.

Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
IN THE GLASS: strawberry, Rainier cherry, raspberry, blackberry, white pepper, tobacco leaf, leather; medium-body with an elegant tannin structure & lingering finish.
Vineyard Notes
The grapes for our Cabernet Franc are sustainably grown on our Thomas Vineyard – Tightrope Estate. They were selectively hand-picked.
Production Notes
242 cases
Winemaker Notes
The grapes were destemmed into 1/2 ton fermenters, where it was cold soaked for five days, before fermentation was allowed to begin.
Other Notes
Cellar until October 2022. Drink through 2030

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