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WILDASS RED 2014 VQA Niagara-on-the-Lake
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer STRATUS VINEYARDS
Very deep purple red colour. Slightly spicy, ripe crancherry-plum nose with some faintly herbal hints of sandalwood. Dry, medium bodied, quite well structured, slightly spicy, tangy, faintly tart, maturing, cherry-plum flavours with a lingering, gently cedary, high acid finish. This REPEAT has 13.4% alcohol and 8 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. The recommended 2014 (**/**+) was last released on December 9, 2017 at $19.95. CSPC 86363
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Str Vin
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Tangy, Cedary, Spicy
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
\"Wildass, with its donkey logo and Wild West typeface, is the casual brand made at Stratus, a high-end winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Stratus winemaker J-L Groux, a native of France's Loire Valley, is a master blender who's crafting mould-breaking cuvées\" (Beppi Crosariol, The Globe and Mail, Jan. 9, 2013). Wildass Red combines a whack of different grapes each vintage - the 2014 blends Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Viognier - but it's consistently fruit-forward, bright and savoury with easygoing tannins. Pair with burritos or free-range beef burgers. Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - August 4, 2018
Cases bought 279 (12 bottles per case)

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