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Fort Berens Cabernet Franctext
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15¾/20

Fort Berens Cabernet Franc 2019

Lillooet, British Columbia, CanadaFrom predominantly estate grapes, this franc was barrel aged for 15 months in a mix of seasoned French and American oak barrels, followed by an additional 6 months' bottle ageing. Dark and sultry, with toasted cassis, black raspberry, cherry seasoned with cedar spicing to a warming finish. Tannins are lightly rustic, encouraging pairing with veg or pork stews.Tasted: 21 December 2021Tasted by: Prices: BC 28.99 winery online/direct, select private retailers, grocery Producer: Fort Berens Estate WineryDistributors: The Drinks List
Grape: Cabernet FrancCSPC: 036301UPC: 00626990122005