Fairview Cellars 2011 Iconoclast - 92pts

Fairview Cellars 2011 Iconoclast (Golden Mile Bench) Okanagan Valley - BC

Availability: Cellar door
Cost: $120
Alcohol: 13.9%
Date Tasted: July 6th, 2017

Tasting Notes
Each year, Winemaker and proprietor Bill Eggert selects 4 of his best barrels of his home vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon to put aside and hold for a true estate reserve, christened the label his 'Iconoclast'.  Released "when ready" the 2011, showing brooding dark and blue fruit on the pruny-nutty nose and the spicy-acerbic, dry palate, has yet to be added to the portfolio, even at 6 years of age, though, this is likely to change soon for a late-Summer 2017 release.

The cooler 2011 season has impugned substantial natural acid into the wine which has begun to harmonize with the powerful, concentrated fruit, oak and other savoury notes. When finally released, this is a drink now or within the next 2-4 years Cabernet. Drink 2017-2021.
 - Liam Carrier ©copyright 2017 IconWines.ca

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