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VQA Cabernet

VQA Cabernet Wine Details
Price: $14.95 per bottle

Description: Enjoy the rich, intense fruit, full flavour, with deep current flavour and berry aroma of this classic 2005 Erie Shore Vintage. 2005 was a vintage year resulting in this Cabernet of reserve quality. Matched with grilled or roast red meats, game birds, chicken, turkey, vegetables, pizza, tomato based pastas and firm cheeses.

Varietal Definition
Cabernet Franc:
Cabernet Franc is an accessible, spicy, herbal, dark blue grape variety that is often compared to Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc tends to be softer and has less tannin than Cabernet Sauvignon, although the two can be difficult to distinguish. Sometimes the French refer to Cabernets, which could mean either of the two grapes. Its typical aromas include an herbaceous and pronounced peppery nose, even in ripe fruit, and something eerily like tobacco. The Cabernet Franc ripens at an earlier stage, which gives it reason to exist in the Bordeaux area. In the Loire, where we find it a lot, it gives a clear red fresh and fruity wine.


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