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Poplar Grove Cabernet Franctext
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15½/20

Poplar Grove Cabernet Franc 2005

Naramata Bench, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, CanadaMeaty, peppery, tobacco leaf, cigar, black cherry, cranberry, coffee, vanilla, mocha aromas. Dry, somewhat tight palate with light tannins and a touch of acidity. Cranberry, floral, mocha, vanilla, coffee, herbal, black olive, tea flavours. Finish is very tart and oaky. Very good nose but lacks palate richness and balance.Tasted: 16 December 2008Tasted by: Anthony Gismondi and Stuart TobePrices: BC 40.00 winery direct, private wine shops Producer: Poplar Grove WineryDistributors: Trialto Wine Group
Grape: Cabernet FrancUPC: 626990063407