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Angels Gate Mountainview Merlot 2010

Angels Gate Mountainview Merlot 2010
V.Q.A., Beamsville Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada

Price: $18.95
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Alcohol: 13%
 
Drink: Now
Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Angels Gate Winery

Samson Ling reviewed this wine as follows:

Here's a rich, complex Merlot from Ontario's ideally suited 2010 vintage -- and at a fantastic price. Opens to attractive notions of plum pudding, dark cherry, cola, chocolate cake and woodsmoke. There's a vibrancy of acidity on the palate, bringing elevated notes of tangy red cherry and plum backed by smoky and chocolaty accents. Lovely smooth texture and ripe, structured tannins on the way to a smoke-kissed finish. Pair with roast lamb and mushrooms, or some smoked provolone. (VINTAGES panel, Aug. 2012)
 

  


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