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RESERVE CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2015 VQA Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer VINELAND ESTATES
Very deep intense purple colour. Very slightly spicy, fairly intense, youthful ripe plum-cherry purée nose with some cedary, notes. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, quite well structured, tangy, youthful, very slightly peppery plum-cherry flavours with a lingering, high-acid gently cedary, faintly resiny finish. Has 13% alcohol and 7 g/L residual sugar. CSPC 582056
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Vin Est
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating ***(90 points)
Very Dry, Solid, Youthful
LCBO Note Status
TASTING NOTE: Vineland Estates calls this wine the \"unicorn,\" since it's the rarest of their varietal bottlings. Given that the 2015 vintage was challenging, the optical sorting machine at the winery removed nearly a third of the fruit! The results in the glass prove this extraordinary measure was well worth it; this is a deep, impeccably balanced Cab showing pure cassis, woodspice and vanilla. Savour it over the next decade with blackened mutton or beef in a reduction of red wine and rosemary. (Vintages panel, March 2018) Price $ 49.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - November 24, 2018
Cases bought 13 (12 bottles per case)

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