In Situ

Cost: $19.95 (Clearance: $14.05)
Grape: 55% Syrah, %40 Mourvedre, %5 Viognier
Category: Red Wine
Location LCBO Vintages
Country: Chile
Region: Aconcagua Valley
Format: 750 mL
Producer: In Situ Wines
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.

Smooth, juicy sweet fruit with some heat

Description: Medium ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This wine features cedar, cherry, plum, raspberry, thyme, pepper, mint, chocolate, dates and lavender on the nose. Medium+ body with smooth tannin, good acidity and a fairly long length.

Negatives: Some heat from the 14.5% alcohol

Interesting Note: The front labels on In Situ wines always contain interesting facts.

Drink now or in the next 3 years.  Great on its own, but one of the most perfect pairings with a good Syrah is a simple Beef Stew, seasoned with herbes de Provence, anise seeds and pepper.

Tasted: 22 March 2016

Best Buy

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10 (Clearance price: 9/10) Total: 17.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+

LCBO: 431098