Cabernet Franc Reserve 2020

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Wine Specs
Cabernet Franc
Lillooet VQA
This wine is ready to enjoy now, and will peak by 2024. With proper cellaring, you can age this wine until 2029.
Bottling Date
June 1, 2022
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Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
A bold wine expressing dark fruits such as cassis and blueberries, with hints of dark chocolate from the oak that follows through on palate. A full-bodied wine with a velvety and juicy texture on the finish.
PLATINUM MEDAL - British Columbia Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards in 2023. SILVER MEDAL and 91 points - Decanter World Wine Awards in 2023.
Vineyard Notes
100% estate grown grapes from Dry Creek Vineyard, planted in 2009.
Production Notes
100% Cabernet Franc
Winemaker Notes
The grapes for this 100% estate grown wine were hand picked from select rows with low cropping levels in our Dry Creek Vineyard. The crushed and destemmed grapes received a 3-day soak, followed by a combination of pumpovers and punchdowns every 4 hours, and finally a 5-day extended maceration on the skins, to extract maximum flavour and colour. The wine was aged in carefully curated French oak barrels for 15 months, of which 50% were new.
Food Pairing Notes
Enjoy this versatile wine on its own by the fireplace, or pair with grilled steak, roasted eggplant, and tomato-based sauces.
186 cases

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