Sileni

Cost: $15.95 (Clearance: $12.80)
Grape Variety: Merlot
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Country: New Zealand
Region: Hawke’s Bay
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Sileni
Alcohol: 12% Alcohol/Vol.

Nothing complicated here just a light and juicy wine

Description: Medium ruby to garnet in colour with a medium to medium+ intense nose. The wine features light oak, cherry, raspberry, blackberry & plums. Medium to light body with low tannins, good acidity and an average length.

Negatives: Seemed like there was a second fermentation going on in the bottle

Drink now or in the next 2 years on its own or pair it with garlic prime rib.

Tasted: 12 Sept 2014

Score: 8.5/10, Value: 8.5/10 (Sale price 8.5+/10) Total: 117/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5

LCBO: 308106