Category: Red Wine
Region: Niagara Peninsula, Ontario
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Niagara College Teaching Winery
Alcohol: 13.0% Alcohol/Vol.
Winemaker Gavin Robertson foray into Malbec, which is a rarity for any winery in Ontario to make generally succeeds. Score: 87/100.
Tasting Note: Medium purple to ruby in colour with good acidity, an intense nose, light tannin & an average length on the finish. This wine features: Blackberries, mulberries, eucalyptus & a touch of vanilla.
Negatives: A little too medicinal
Interesting Point: First couple of tastes, I wasn’t liking it, but the wine grew on me.
Pairings: Drink this now or in next 5-6 years on its own or pair it with Lamb Shank.
My Opinion: On-the-Fence
Tasted: Nov 10, 2021