Cost: $110 US
Grape: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon & Petit Verdot
Category: Red Wine
Location The Tasting Room, Cayman Islands
Format: 750 mL
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.
This Merlot dominant wine is impressive now but should be delivering the wow factor in 3 to 5 yrs
Description: Deep bright ruby in colour with an intense nose. This wine features cedar, tobacco leaf, leather, sage, oregano, fennel, white & black pepper, boysenberry and spinach. Medium+ body with high tannin, good acidity and a long length.
Thanks to Mario from The Tasting Room www.caymanboutique.com for suggesting this wine
Interesting Note: Decant for an hour or double decant if you don’t have the time.
Drink now or in the next 10-15 years on its own or pair it with Braised Beef (marinated in Barolo wine and spices).
Tasted: 14 March 2016
Score: 9.5/10, Value: 9/10 Total: 18.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4.5