Grape Variety: Syrah, Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: Peninsula Ridge Winery
Region: Niagara Peninsula
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Peninsula Ridge Winery
Alcohol: 13% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Deep ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose.
Autumn leaves burning on an open fire
Positives: This wine features cedar, cherry cola, raspberry, red currants, hickory, bacon, dark chocolate, espresso, grilled red peppers, arugula, prosciutto & purple lilacs on the nose. Medium body with medium+ tannins, good acidity & a long length.
Drink now or over the next 5 years on its own or pair it with pizza topped with prosciutto and arugula.
Interesting Point: Reminds me of a good Baco Noir
Tasted: 17 January 2014
Score: 9/10, Value: 8.5+/10 Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4