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Fairview Cellars 2011 Iconoclast

Once again in 2011 four barrels of Cabernet Sauvignon from estate were set aside for an additional year. The additional time in the barrel allows the Cabernet to soften, become bigger and rounder. Tradition is important, but in order to produce quality wine in the Okanagan, one has to fight against dogma and convention; hence the term Iconoclast.

 Producer Fairview Cellars
 Region Okanagan Valley
 Country Canada
 Varietals Cabernet Sauvignon
 Vintage 2011

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Varietal Facts

Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Cabernet Sauvignon | Just Wine
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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Cabernet Sauvignon

An introductory guide to Cabernet Sauvignon wine. Everything you need to know about the grape variety including flavour, food pairings and growing...
  Try Cabernet Sauvignon Wine if You Like Syrah, Barolo, or Bordeaux blends.   Overview of Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Full body with moderate acidity and tannin. Dark fruit flavours with leather, bell pepper and baking spice notes.   How To Pronounce the grape Cabernet Sauvignon: Cab-ehr-NAY sō-vin-YAWN   Why...
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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 301: Cabernet Sauvignon

Now that you’ve read the introductory guide to the Cabernet Sauvignon wine varietal, it’s time to dig deeper into this popular Vitus vinifera...
Click Here for the Introductory Guide to Cabernet Sauvignon   Cabernet Sauvignon (Vitis vinifera var ‘Cabernet Sauvignon’) The name of Vitus vinifera Cabernet Sauvignon comes from two grapes: Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. It is believed that in the 17th century there was a chance crossing...

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About the Producer

Fairview Cellars
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Fairview Cellars

Oliver, British Columbia, Canada Oliver, British Columbia, Canada

A boutique winery located on the Reed Creek alluvial Fan at the North end of the Benches of the Golden Mile. Fairview Cellars is the culmination of a life long quest of Bill Eggert’s to own and operate his own winery.  The 10 acre property located adjacent to the first green of the Fairview Mountain...

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