Written By Treve Ring Libations / Red Wine Nov 1, 2010 Wits End The Procrastinator SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestMcLaren Vale, South Australia $20-24 +300269 available at BC Liquor Stores www.chalkhill.com.auAh, the fall rains… A little hard to leave the house? Leave all the procrastinating to this wine and get yourself to a liquor store mate. Made by Chalk Hill Wines, this wine takes the Wits End name in North America to avoid confusion with the California winery of the same name. This vintage just hit North America, and while the blend changes annually, it is always Cabernet Franc dominant. The new 2008 vintage is Cab Franc and Cab Sauv and this juicy young fruit is set to be drunk now. One quick turn of the screw cap and you’ve ripe blackcurrants and raspberries, bright cherry, earth, tobacco leaf and smoke. If you do drag your feet and procrastinate, the wine will continue to drink well over the next 5 years.The juicy herbal notes calls out for a fall stew (‘roo stew?), so make an extra batch so you don’t have to leave the house tomorrow. Unless you need another bottle, that is.Rating: (click here to see what our wine ratings mean)EATrecommendsLeave the procrastinating to the wine and pick up a bottle now. The new 2008 vintage is Cab Franc + Cab Sauv and this juicy young fruit is set to be drunk now. One quick turn of the screw cap and you’ve ripe blackcurrants and raspberries, bright cherry, earth, tobacco leaf and smoke.AustraliaRed WineWine Reviews SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Treve Ring Treve Ring is a wine writer, editor, judge, consultant and certified sommelier, and has been with EAT Magazine for over a decade. In addition to her work with EAT, she is a Wine Critic and National Judge for WineAlign, ... Read More You may also like Beer & Cider / Events / Victoria March 1, 2018 Victoria Beer Week launches its fifth year Victoria is once again readying itself to host the fifth annual Victoria Beer Week. As locals and beer geeks alike wet their palates for special ... Read More Coffee & Tea / Victoria December 18, 2017 Level Ground Trading Moves Up to New State-of-the-Art Headquarters Victoria, BC – Level Ground Trading, Victoria’s Fair Trade pioneer, is moving from their current location in Central Saanich, to a larger ... Read More Victoria / Wine Events October 5, 2017 Crush ~ A Fine Wine Affair, Sunday, October 22, 2017 “A Benefit for The Belfry Theatre at the Inn at Laurel Point” The Belfry Theatre’s annual fine wine auction returns to the Inn ... Read More Wine Events May 17, 2017 Coast to Coast – Ontario & Nova Scotia Wines Shined at the Vancouver Wine Festival. At the Vancouver Wine Festival 2017 only six attendees at a standing room only Coast to Coast media and trade seminar who, when asked if anyone had ... Read More Fortified Wine April 28, 2017 Madeira: intense, indestructible… and overlooked What comes to mind when you hear “Madeira wine “? If anything, it’s likely to be a dusty bottle sitting alongside the Marsala, balsamic vinegar ... Read More Okanagan / Wine Festivals March 22, 2017 Canada 150: The Purity and Diversity of BC Wines The 2017 Vancouver International Wine Festival celebrated Canada’s 150th anniversary with Canadian wines at the core. Punters lined up for a taste ... Read More Comments are closed.