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Okangan Crush Pad 'Free Form' Cabernet Franc, Okanagan Valley, BC
89 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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Fresh, grippy, grapey.
Harvested from Kaleden, the organic Cabernet Sauvignon grapes were destemmed and fermented in clay amphorae and large oak vessels. After 8-months on skins the parts were pressed off and blended before being placed in concrete to settle.
It has a distinct grapeyness on the nose and palate; purple fruits, smoked spice, freshly turned earth and tealeaf aromas lead to a similar bright grapey palate. Bitter cocoa, and toasted spice flavours linger and there are strong skin tannins that grip the palate.


 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, French Food, Green Wines


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Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-06-11 17:58:14.0

 

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