Red

2011 Bloomer Creek Vineyard Cabernet Franc Vin d'ete

Cabernet Franc

  • USA
  • New York
  • Finger Lakes
  • Seneca Lake
Drink between 2013 - 2015 (Edit)
CT89 5 reviews
2011
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Community Tasting Notes 4

  • aajder wrote: 86 points

    July 10, 2015 - Good color. The aromatic nose shows aromas of red berries, herbs and a hint of pepper. Refined for the varietal. This is medium bodied on the palate with good concentration and decent class. The medium plus length finish features civilised tannins.

  • David_T Likes this wine: 90 points

    February 4, 2015 - Aromas of blackberry, raspberry & black cherry along with brick dust and herbs/spice. The palate matches stride for stride- the fruit is fresh, the rest adds complexity and there's also a bit of a grilled beef note. Medium acidity/tannins. Drinking well now but should last at least 5 more years. Great QPR and well-made.

  • mrfroopy wrote: 91 points

    November 5, 2014 - I love this wine.. already bricking a bit, but the flavor was amazing. Lithe but structured wine, with gorgeous fruit, and only 11.2% alcohol. My guess is this wine was not stored at 57 and is very low in Sulphur. So careful if you plan on having it around for a few years.

    That being said.. This is a great NY wine and really is one among many that are showing just how pure and true reds from the Finger Lakes can be..
    EXCELLENT

  • gbanks Likes this wine: 89 points

    May 10, 2014 - Bought from the winery last year, and served to me blind a week ago. My guesses were all over the map! It felt at once like a cooler climate northern italian, a western french oddity, and an aged rioja. I'll leave that alone as a testament to the wonderful and interesting stuff they're doing up at Bloomer Creek. Very good stuff!

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type Red
  • Producer Bloomer Creek Vineyard
  • Varietal Cabernet Franc
  • Designation Vin d'ete
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region New York
  • SubRegion Finger Lakes
  • Appellation Seneca Lake

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 12 (24%)
  • Consumed 37 (76%)

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