2015 Cabernet Franc

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Description

2016 Estate Grown Chardonnay
VQA Prince Edward County
13.0% alc./vol. 750 mL
Dry Red Wine
Best enjoyed now – 2023

SOLD OUT at the winery

Available through the LCBO’s Vintages (524389)   CLICK HERE

Winemaking notes:
Harvest date: Oct 12, 2015
Brix at Harvest: 22.5

Crushed and destemmed into small fermentation bins where Ferment began with indigenous yeast. The cap was punched down by hand twice daily. After 24 days of skin contact, the wine was pressed off and settled before transferred to 3rd and 4th fill French oak barrels for further aging. Malolactic ferment was completed in barrel. The wine was racked from barrel after 15 months, it was then coarsely filtered before bottling.

Tasting Notes:
A medium bodied wine with aromas and flavours of black and red raspberry with ripe cherry, a nice, balanced texture with a crunchy, fresh berry finish. A spicy note of white pepper and just a hint of fresh tobacco. Drinks well now and would mature nicely in your cellar for next 3-5 years

Critical Acclaim:

“Take the spoils of County cabernet franc fruit from a roost 100m higher than the Bay of Quinte, put it into the hands of winemaker Derek Barnett and boom! The County has a new ideal.” Score: 90 pts
~ Michael Gödel, WineAlign
http://www.winealign.com/wines/98067-Karlo-Estates-Cabernet-Franc-2015

“I appreciate the delicate hands behind this wine, the perfume, and the lightness of being, the way cool-climate cabernet franc was meant to be.” Score: 89 pts.
~ John Szabo, WineAlign
http://www.winealign.com/wines/98067-Karlo-Estates-Cabernet-Franc-2015

2015 Karlo Cabernet Franc – Vintages 524389 – $39.00 – ****+ – This sets a new precedent for what is possible for Cabernet Franc in Prince Edward County.” ~ Andrewinereview.ca
http://andrewinereview.ca/wine-review-2015-karlo-cabernet-franc-2016-megalomaniac-narcissist-riesling/

Available at flagship Vintages in limited quantities.
TORONTO
Summerhill (416) 922-0403, Toronto,
Queen’s Quay; (416) 864-6777;
Laird & Eglinton (416) 425-6282;
Bloor & Royal York (416) 239-3065;
Bayview Village (416) 222-7658;
Avenue Rd & Lawrence (416) 785-6389;
Bay & Bloor (Manulife) (416) 925-5266

Oakville, Cornwall Dr. (905) 845-8100;
Woodbridge, Hwy. 7 & Weston (905) 851-2500;

OTTAWA
Rideau St. (613) 789-5226

 

Awards

1st place ribbon at the 2017 Royal Winter Fair