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Tinhorn Creek Oldfield Reserve Cabernet Franctext

Tinhorn Creek Oldfield Reserve Cabernet Franc 2020

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada2020 was a favourable year for red wines. The Reserve is hand harvested from the Golden Mile and fermented in stainless steel tanks. It is aged in French oak barrels for 18 months before bottling. Look for perfectly ripe fruit with highly aromatic violet and savoury red aromas. The palate is similarly impressive, with plenty of black plums, red currants, and blueberries that linger throughout a long but refined finish. Just the right amount of ripeness takes this out of the cool, branchy Loire style and into Bordeaux's more accommodating cabernet franc. The final blend is 91/9 cabernet franc/cabernet sauvignon. Another impressive transformation by winemakers Ross Wise and Leandro Nosal.Tasted: 05 May 2023Tasted by: Anthony GismondiPrices:
BC$40.00750mlwinery online/direct, select private retailers, restaurants
Producer: Tinhorn Creek VineyardsDistributors: Trialto Wine Group
Grape: Cabernet FrancCSPC: 387647UPC: 00624802971285