Grape Variety: Merlot
Category: Red Wine
Location LCBO Vintages
Region: Niagara Peninsula
Format: 750 mL
Alcohol: 14.9% Alcohol/Vol.
A moderate Merlot with low fruit and high alcohol
Description: Deep ruby in colour with a medium intense nose. This wine features oak, plums, dry figs, dried blueberries, Christmas cake, rosemary, sage, cinnamon and leather. Medium+ body and medium tannins with good acidity and a fairly long length.
Negatives: High heat from the 14.9% alcohol
Drink now or in the next 2 years on its own or pair it with BBQ lamb chops
Tasted: 20 Dec 2014
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5/10 Total: 17+/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+