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2005 Sheldrake Point Vineyard Cabernet Franc "Barrel Reserve"

Winery: Sheldrake Point Vineyard

Vintage: 2005

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Barrel Reserve"

Wine Category: Cabernet Franc

Grape blend: 76% Cabernet Franc & 24% Cabernet Sauvignon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Finger Lakes

State or country: NY

Price: $26

Cases produced: 164

KWG Score: 90 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93.99-90)

Review date: August 27, 2007

Wine Review: This is the best red wine we had on day #1 of our trip to the Finger Lakes in upstate NY. This ruby red wine opens with a light cherry bouquet. On the palate, this full bodied wine is smooth, savory, and structured. The blackberry flavors would pair terrifically with steak. The finish is dry and nicely prolonged. Enjoy this Finger Lakes red gem. Ken

Winemaker Notes: Rich and intense flavors of blackberry and smoky fig with elegant structure reflecting the best of the excellent 2005 vintage. This is Gold and Silver medal winner is one of our flagship wines!

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