Cost: $34.95
Grape: Merlot
Category: Red Wine
Location: Winery
Country: Canada
Region: Niagara Peninsula, Ontario
Format: 750 ml
Producer: Niagara College Teaching Winery
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.

Nice wine, a little over-priced & needs time to soften. Score: 88/100.

Tasting Note: Dark ruby in colour with good acidity, a medium intense nose, green tannin & a good length on the finish. This wine features: Dark cherry, plum, raspberry, pomegranate, cocoa powder, vanilla & graphite.

Negatives: High alcohol

Interesting Point: “This wine spent 20 months in oak, with 30% of it being new barrels.” Winery

Pairings: Drink this now or in 5-7 years, on its own or pair it with Red Wine-Braised Beef Short Ribs.

My Opinion: Recommended

Tasted: February 13, 2023