Hillebrand Winery 2010 Trius Cabernet Franc - 87pts

Hillebrand Winery 2010 Trius Cabernet Franc (Niagara Peninsula) Ontario

Availability: BCLDB Stores and direct from the winery here
Cost: $14.99
Alcohol: 13.5%
Date Tasted: January 16th, 2012

Tasting Notes: The Trius brand from Hillebrand Winery offers impressive value with varietal and blends produced from Niagara Peninsula fruit. This Cabernet Franc from the hot and dry 2010 vintage makes a welcomed foray into the BC market offering some classic Franc funkiness on the blueberry and violet nose and the dry, tart and oaky palate. Not overly complex, but tasty and satisfying with good concentration and moderately intense tannins. The finish is long and balanced with lingering clove spice and a touch of minerality. Drink now-2013.
 - Liam Carrier ©copyright 2012 IconWines.ca

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