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RED PALETTE 2017 VQA Niagara Peninsula
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer 13TH STREET
Medium-deep purple colour. Spicy, baked plum-apple nose with some peppery, cedary notes. Dry, medium-light bodied, spicy, peppery, baked plum-apple-cherry flavours with a somewhat tart finish. Has 13.5% alcohol and 5 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. The 2016 (*+) was released on September 16, 2017 at $15.95. CSPC 249458
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Thi Str
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating */*+(85 points)
Peppery, Spicy, Baked, Lightish
LCBO Note Status
TASTING NOTE: Just about two-thirds Merlot and one-third Cabernet Franc, the 2017 vintage of this perennially popular bistro-style red offers ripe berry fruit, violets, black pepper and a touch of cedar. Not overly hefty, it'll make a nice warm-weather sipping red and will suit herbed meaty pizza or barbecued chicken. (Vintages panel, March 2018) Price $ 15.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - August 4, 2018
Cases bought 191 (12 bottles per case)

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