Category: Red Wine
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