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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer FRIND
This nicely structured new blend of 49% Merlot, 22% Cabernet Franc, 12% Cab Sauv, 6% Foch, 5% Pinot Noir, 3% Syrah, 3% other was aged 10 months in French and American oak. Very deep intense, purple colour. Good intensity of the nose which shows lots of ripe plummy fruit with some cassis, black cherry and scedar-sandalwood notes. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, bright, ripe, plum,crancherry and cassis flavours with a lingering, fairly high acid, gently cedary finish. Still youthful but showing nicely now - great with a steak. Has 13% alcohol and 5.3 g/L residual sugar with lot number L211210 on the back label and 20210718 on the lower part of the glass bottle. Screwcap closure. CSPC 19931
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country Canada
Region British Columbia
Rating ***(90 points)
Bright, Ripe, Nicely Structured
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: This 2020 is a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Foch, Pinot Noir and Syrah that was aged for 10 months in a combination of French and American oak. It's vibrant, rich and balanced, with lifted floral tones, black cherry, plum, vanilla, and a spicy underbelly. Price $ 31.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - October 21, 2023
Cases bought 112 (12 bottles per case)

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