Ravine

(Picture is of the old bottle, the new one is traditional. Too bad, love this bottle shape)

Cost: $24.95 (Clearance price $20.00)
Grape Variety: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Category: Red Wine Location Bought: LCBO Vintage
Country: Canada Region: St. David’s Bench Format: 750 mL
Producer: Ravine Vineyard
Alcohol: 12.5% Alcohol/Vol.

Description: Medium+ ruby in colour with a medium to medium+ intense nose.

Easy drinking with a slightly sweet taste, but not jammy.

Positives: Light oak with lots of sweet cherry, blackberry, raspberry, mulberry, graphite, mocha, leather, turmeric and lavender. Medium+ body and tannins with good acidity and a fairly long length.

Negatives: None

Drink now on or over the next 4 years on its own or pair it with T-bone steak.

Tasted: 13 May 13

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10 (Clearance price 9/10) Total: 17.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+

LCBO: 285627

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