Cost: $19.95
Grape: Merlot
Category: Red Wine
Location: LCBO Vintages
Country: South Africa
Region: Stellenbosch
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Jordan Winery
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.

Lots of blackcurrants and greens

Description: Medium ruby to garnet in colour with an intense nose. This wine features cedar, blackcurrants, plum, tobacco, dried herbs, asparagus, green peppers, eucalyptus, cassis, black olives, black tea. Medium+ body with medium tannin, good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: A touch hot from the 14.5%

Interesting Note: Disgorgement in 2015 with 60% from 2011 and 20% from 2009/2010 and aged 36 months in the bottle.

Drink now or in the next 5 of years on its own or pair it with Bison Ribeye with Roasted Garlic and Crispy Potatoes.

Tasted: 23 May 2017

Score: 8.5/10, Value: 8.5/10, Total: 117/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5

LCBO: 485508