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2015 Vista's Edge Cabernet Franc

2015 Vista's Edge Cabernet Franc

A reflection of Proprietor Anthony von Mandl’s vision from three decades ago, the Terroir Collection showcases the Okanagan Valley's unique microclimates and diversity with each wine featuring a photographic image echoing an aspect of its home.

The top 3% of our estate fruit is hand-selected for these wines by our winemaker and each individual lot is carefully tasted throughout the winemaking process to ensure its quality level before the nal blend. The first step begins in the vineyards where we examine soil type, matching that with the clone by specic varietal, adapting to the climate, vineyard altitude and aspect, and the intense vine devotion that is a result of our careful precision farming. Because of this meticulous care, each offering is limited.

For us, the Terroir Collection is the heart of our passion.

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SKU: 116059
Tasting Notes
Intense aromas of Morello cherry and cocoa with hints of cedar. The palate is generous with blackcurrants and sweet cherry. A concentrated wine with fine, tight tannins and a lingering finish.
Winemaker Notes
Appellation
Osoyoos East
Varietals
100% Cabernet Franc
Clones
French Clones 214, 331, & 327
Harvested
October 6th & 8th, 2015
Aging
17 months in 100% French oak (33% new)
Alcohol %
14.9
TA
5.7 g/L
pH
3.72
Production
This small vineyard has west-facing slopes on the most southernly part of the Valley's eastern side. When standing on the site, one has a feeling of being on the edge. Coupled with the "vista", the view and the right-of-way at this unprotected international border where Canada and the US connect, it was fitting to name this wine, Vista's Edge. Cabernet Franc tends to be smaller fruit and with more cylindrical clusters that are tighter than Cabernet Sauvignon due to a greater berry set. In this inaugural vintage of Vista's Edge Cabernet Franc, there is a subtlety in the layers of flavour against a refined structure of bright acidity and tannins that are present but nicely contained.