Poplar Grove – Cabernet Franc 2013 – BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Poplar Grove – Cabernet Franc 2013 – BC VQA Okanagan Valley

The nose is fruity, structured, slightly gourmand and slightly powerful. It reveals notes of blackberry, fresh cassis and slight notes of licorice associated with a woody hint as well as discreet hints of blueberry and spices. The palate is fruity, soft, velvety, tight, well-balanced and offers a slight acid frame, a slight minerality, a nice volume, tension, straightness as well as a nice definition. In the mouth this wine expresses notes of blackberry, cassis and slight notes of plum associated with a discreet hint of strawberry, an imperceptible hint of blueberry, discreet hints of licorice, toasted/caramelized oak as well as a subtle hint of flowers (in the background) and mocha. Tannins are fine and well-built. Good length and persistence. The persistence is relatively gourmand.

Note (Score): 16.25+/20

Note (Score): 93/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 2017/05

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)

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