Cost: $22.95 (Sale price until 13 Oct 13: 20.95)
Grape Variety: 43% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, 27% Cabernet Sauvignon
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages & The Wine Shop
Region: Niagara Peninsula
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Hildebrand Winery
Alcohol: 13.1% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Medium ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose.
Good quality Ontario Bordeaux style for under $25
Positives: The wine features oak, twigs, blackcurrants, tobacco leaves, cherry, blueberry, turmeric, anise and leather. Medium+ body with dry tannins, good acidity and a long length.
Interesting Point: Decant for an hour and I like the long neck bottle.
Drink now or over the next 5-8 years on its own or pair it with T-Bone steak.
Tasted: 8 Oct 2013
Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10 Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4