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Cabernet Franc Icewine 2008                                                        

 
DESCRIPTION:

Cornerstone Estate Winery Cabernet Franc Icewine is from the Niagara Falls region in Ontario Canada, one of the most romantic places on earth. The Cabernet Franc grapes are handpicked and the artisan wine maker puts his full love and passion into making this Icewine. Experience this emotional feeling of an intimate loving and passionate relationship. This Icewine is the missing piece to your puzzle.

BENEFITS:

Cornerstone Estate Winery Cabernet Franc Icewine is part of an Elite Collection of Icewines designed to bring the romance back into wine by introducing Icewine as The Most Romantic Wine™. Distinctive characteristics from each varietal evoke a different taste profile and emotion. This rich, flavorful nectar will be a wine that can be paired with your mood not just your food. The discerning consumer will appreciate the promise of this collection.

FEATURES:

This Icewine is the Artisan Prince of Cornerstone Estate Winery. It is created from the winery's estate grown grapes. Mother Nature's special winter kiss sets the stage for The Most Romantic Wine™. Grapes are left on the vine well into the winter months to naturally freeze and thaw. This process causes dehydration in the grape so it concentrates the sugars, acids, and extracts, thereby intensifying the flavors while adding complexity to the wine. The handpicked grapes are immediately pressed at the coldest moment of a winter’s night under the strict supervision of the VQA. Each pressed frozen grape creates just one smooth, rich, luxurious drop of Icewine juice. The juice is fermented in stainless steel tanks for at least 3 months or more by the artisan wine maker. As a result it yields an intense aroma of strawberry jam which is a hint of the rich flavors to come. Flavorful dried cherries and a slight papaya on the palate makes an elegant finish.

BEST SERVED:

Served Chilled. Best served alone or can be mixed with a myriad of selected

                                                 liquors to commence a Romantic Journey ™ cocktail.

                                       DETAILS:

                                                 Residual sugar: 183 g/L
                                                 Harvested December 31. 2008
                                                 Harvest temperature 10° F
                                                 Sugar at Harvest 36.8° Brix
                                                 Alcohol: 12%
                                                 Available in 375 ML (12 Bottles Per Case)

                                       ACCOLADES:

                                                Double Gold medal at Finger Lakes International Wine Competition 2012
                                                Silver medal at Toronto Intervin 2011
                                                Bronze medal at Royal Agricultural Winter Fair 2011

                                                375 ML 

 

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