Peller Estates Cabernet Franc Icewine (half-bottle) 2006
Cabernet Franc from Canada
Made of 100% Cabernet Franc. The aroma renders the boldness of ripe red berries with complex notes of spice and the sweetness of rhubarb. Once sipped, the reward is that of an explosion of luscious red berries, delicate, yet complex spice and rhubarb with a lingering finish reminiscent of fresh limes. Pairs well with red fruit based desserts and dark chocolate. Serve chilled at 8-10ºC.
Peller Estates Winery
The Peller Estates wine legacy began when Andrew Peller, an entrepreneurial Hungarian immigrant, founded a small winery in Canada more than 40 years ago. His dream was to offer Canadians world class wines produced from Canadian-grown grapes. He realized that dream, and passed it along to later generations. Today Andrew’s grandson, John Peller, oversees a state-of-the-art winery on the Niagara Peninsula on Lake Ontario. View all Peller Estates Wines
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Alcohol By Volume GuideMost wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Wine Style Guide
Light & Crisp
- Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.
Fruity & Smooth
- Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.
Rich & Creamy
- Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.