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Four Gates Cabernet Franc 2007

by Isaac C » Mon Jun 04, 2012 2:48 pm

How is this wine drinking right now? If I have one bottle when should I drink it? Has it reached it's peak yet or should I wait and if yes, how long?
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Re: Four Gates Cabernet Franc 2007

by Andrew B » Mon Jun 04, 2012 4:11 pm

I had it last week. It's certainly approachable but I think it's got a lot more to give.
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Re: Four Gates Cabernet Franc 2007

by Jonathan K » Mon Jun 04, 2012 4:34 pm

I had it Pesach and felt I should have waited. If you're going to open it now, I would decant or otherwise expose it to air for a couple of hours.
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Re: Four Gates Cabernet Franc 2007

by David Raccah » Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:49 pm

Indeed - my notes:

http://kosherwinemusings.com/2012/02/16 ... mountains/

My friend and I, who drink this often enough, think that if you want to drink this now decant it for an hour or two. Otherwise wait a year.
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Re: Four Gates Cabernet Franc 2007

by Jon Tabak » Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:47 pm

Is your friend, perchance, the winemaker? :wink:
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Re: Four Gates Cabernet Franc 2007

by David Raccah » Mon Jun 04, 2012 10:24 pm

No - my "friend" is a VERY good friend of Benyo because he must buy a case of his wine a month! He swears by Four Gates and enjoys other wines on the side.

He is now only drinking the CF in the manner described, 2 hours of decanting and all the lovely green notes come to life in a richer and more extracted experience.

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