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CABERNET/MERLOT 2016 Lakeshore Farm Vineyard, VQA Creek Shores, Niagara Peninsula
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer 13TH STREET
Deep purple colour. Intense, spicy, baked, plum-cherry nose with some cedary notes. Dry, medium bodied, spicy, tangy, cherry-plum flavours with a cedary, high acid finish. This blend of 55% Cabernet Sauvignon and 45% Merlot has 13.5% alcohol and 8 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. Not up to the recommended best buy 2013 (**+) with 89-points released on February 18, 2017 at $19.95. CSPC 56598
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Thi Str
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating **(87.5 points)
Dry, Spicy, Tangy
LCBO Note Status
TASTING NOTE: This single-vineyard wine blends 55% Cabernet Sauvignon and 45% Merlot from Ontario's warm 2016 vintage. It's approachable, bright and fresh with blackberry, plum, dark cherry and juicy cassis backed by a sprinkling of sweet spices lingering in a long, chewy finish. Good value. The producer suggests pairing it with grilled or roasted meats such as duck, lamb, beef and wild game. (Vintages panel, Aug. 2017) Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - January 20, 2018
Cases bought 127 (12 bottles per case)

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