Red

2016 The Foreign Affair Apologetic Red

Cabernet Franc

  • Canada
  • Ontario
  • Niagara Peninsula
  • Niagara Peninsula VQA
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Community Tasting Notes 4

  • MS86 Likes this wine: 94 points

    December 4, 2020 - Happy Cab Franc Day! This wine is amazing, no other way to put it. 100% Cab Franc, 50% appassimento.

    Robust and powerful aromatics. Nose of dried fig, dark chocolate, worn leather, sweet red cherry and raisin. An occasional earthy soil note as well.

    Beautifully balanced with chewy tannins, mid-palate acidity and alcohol that is barely noticeable with just a bit of burn in the throat.

    Flavours of sweet fig and raisin, black pepper and clove.

    This can be aged but it’s drinking beautifully now.

  • Tige wrote: 87 points

    August 29, 2020 - 100 % cab franc dont 50 % appassimento.
    Bu sur plusieurs heures.
    Rouge foncé, presqu'opaque.
    Au nez on perçoit surtout des fruits rouges confits et un peu d'alcool.
    En bouche il y a également pas mal de fruits, beaucoup de matière, un peu de réglisse?, une acidité moy et des tanins très discrets.
    Au final, c'est un peu lourd et à ce prix (70$CA), c'est trop cher.
    87 vu le prix.

  • czar33 wrote: 88 points

    April 11, 2020 - Très bien, bel équilibre pas trop rond, solide.

  • ColinR wrote: 91 points

    November 11, 2019 - Deep crimson; dried cherries, black currants, leather, earth; pruney/cherry, medium-full body, decent acidity, fine tannins, lingering finish
    Deep colour with concentrated, ripe flavours and good heat.

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  • By Michael Godel
    7/21/2019 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2016
  • Type Red
  • Producer The Foreign Affair
  • Varietal Cabernet Franc
  • Designation Apologetic Red
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Canada
  • Region Ontario
  • SubRegion Niagara Peninsula
  • Appellation Niagara Peninsula VQA
  • UPC Code 661144000662

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  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 84 (74%)
  • Consumed 29 (26%)

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