Grape Variety: Cabernet Franc
Category: Red Wine
Location LCBO Vintages
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Burning Kiln
Alcohol: 14.3% Alcohol/Vol.
Unique Cab Franc in an appassimento style leaving a nice sweetness & no green bell pepper
Description: Medium ruby in colour with a medium intense nose. This wine features dark plums, cherry, raspberry, pomegranate, cassis, anise, tobacco, chocolate and Christmas cake. Full body with medium to low tannins, good acidity and a long length.
Negatives: A little heat at the end from the 14.3% alcohol
Interesting Note: The grapes dried for 10-14 days, and the wine is named after the wine maker; Frank DeLeebeck.
Drink now or in the next 3 years on its own or pair it with Roast Beef with Yorkshire Pudding and rosemary fingerling potatoes.
Tasted: 21 May 2015
Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10 Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4