Cabernet Franc 2010

"Tinhorn’s signature wine is always one of B.C.’s finest Cabernet Franc wines." - VanMag, 2012
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"This is the signature grape from Oldfield and fans of Tinhorn know it, snapping up the entire production quickly vintage to vintage." - Rick Van Sickle   

Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
"The 2010 vintage is classic Cab Franc with raspberry-bramble bush aromas followed by currants, soft spice, tobacco and licorice. It’s simply delicious on the palate with raspberries and dark fruits, earth, cedar, smoke, herbs and gritty tannins that all lead to a long finish." - Rick van Sickle, July 2012
89 points - Rick Van Sickle, July 2012

89 points - Icon Wines, July 2012

89 points - The Wine Diva, August 2012

Gold - BC Wine Awards, 2012

Bronze - Canadian Wine Awards, 2012

Vineyard Notes
Growing Conditions: A cool season with average rainfall

Vineyard Operations: Spur pruned, Vertical Shoot positioning, green bunch and leaf removal

Winemaker Notes
We are making a rich, heavy style wine while maintaining the varietal characteristics. After primary fermentation, 100% of the wine was inoculated with ML and barreled down into 2-3 year old American and French Oak barrels for 12 months.
Wine Specs
Cabernet Franc
Okanagan Valley
Vineyard Designation
Diamondback Vineyard
Harvest Date
October 21-27, 2010
6.0 g/L
3-5 years
Bottling Date
April 10, 2012
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Product Reviews
Brent Johnson's Gravatar
Brent Johnson
(Oct 5, 2012 at 3:27 PM)
There's a reason this wine sells out every year. Really good wine for a great price.

Corey & Shawna's Gravatar
Corey & Shawna
(Oct 28, 2012 at 8:09 PM)
At the Boxwood in Calgary for a food and wine tasting. This wine paired with rotisserie goose breast with pan drippings and baby white almond potatos.... TO DIE FOR!

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