Wine Review – 13th Street Cellar Door Cabernet Franc 2013

13th Street Cellar Door Cabernet Franc 2013 wine bottle13th Street Cellar Door Club members rejoice with this great, exclusive Cabernet Franc…

Name: Cellar Door Cabernet Franc, Members’ Selection

Vintage: 2013

Producer: 13th Street Winery

Region/Country: Creek Shores, Ontario, Canada

Grape Varietal(s): Cabernet Franc

Consumed: March 25th 2017 at home

Recommended By: Jean-Pierre Colas, the winemaker

Cost: Gift

Bottle Presentation: Distinct, with a somewhat subdued colour scheme

Appearance: Medium ruby colour

Nose: A lovely medium nose, with notes of raspberry jam, black pepper, green peppers, and tobacco

Taste: Light body, medium acidity and tannins, with notes of cranberries, sour cherries, raspberries, green peppers, dark chocolate, earth, cedar, and a touch of saltiness

Finish: Long, pleasant finish

Overall Impression: We thoroughly enjoyed this 13th Street Cabernet Franc. A great wine to sip, enjoy, and contemplate on its own, or paired with dark chocolate, cheese, vegetable or lighter meat dishes. It’s too bad, or maybe it’s a good thing, it’s only available to Cellar Door club members…

Rating (from 70 to 100): 91/100

Value: 5/5

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