Perseus Winery & Vineyards

Select Lots Cabernet Franc

9.13 ratings
-no pro ratings
Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada
Cabernet Franc
Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Hard Cheese, Blue Cheese, Chili & Hot Spicy, Pungent Cheese, Potato, White Rice, Herbs, Tomato-Based, Pasta, Mushrooms, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Salami & Prosciutto, Beef, Soft Cheese, Chicken, Lamb, Turkey, Pork, Duck, Venison
Top Notes For
Michael B

Bought 2 bottles of this single varietal Cabernet Franc 6 years ago at Perseus Winery. At the time of purchase I was specifically told not to open either bottle for at least 7 years. So here we are in 2020, and first bottle opened tonight and decanted for over 2 hours. On the nose, dark berries, graphite/pencil, leathery muskiness. On the palate, dominant notes of dark cherries, raspberries, and dark chocolate, graphite. On the back of the palate the moderate tannins have aged elegantly. There is some mild white pepper notes with black liquorice and herbaceous. However, as the hours passed the tannins softened and subsequently complemented the dark fruit and chocolate notes to a higher degree. Overall, this was worth the wait. A delicious and excellently crafted wine that still may not be at its peak. Will cellar the 2nd bottle for another 2 years. Served with another round of Filet Mignon, traditional Caesar salad and portabello mushroom. Cheers!

Bought 2 bottles of this single varietal Cabernet Franc 6 years ago at Perseus Winery. At the time of purchase I was specifically told not to open either bottle for at least 7 years. So here we are in 2020, and first bottle opened tonight and decanted for over 2 hours. On the nose, dark berries, graphite/pencil, leathery muskiness. On the palate, dominant notes of dark cherries, raspberries, and dark chocolate, graphite. On the back of the palate the moderate tannins have aged elegantly. There is some mild white pepper notes with black liquorice and herbaceous. However, as the hours passed the tannins softened and subsequently complemented the dark fruit and chocolate notes to a higher degree. Overall, this was worth the wait. A delicious and excellently crafted wine that still may not be at its peak. Will cellar the 2nd bottle for another 2 years. Served with another round of Filet Mignon, traditional Caesar salad and portabello mushroom. Cheers!

Jul 8th, 2020
Merissa Michele

Merissa had this 4 years ago

Merissa had this 4 years ago

Oct 3rd, 2016
Tabitha Havers

Tabitha had this 5 years ago

Tabitha had this 5 years ago

May 26th, 2015