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Jackson-Triggs Delaine Vineyard Cabernet Merlot 2012 Wine Review

Jackson-Triggs Delaine Vineyard Cabernet Merlot 2012

Jackson-Triggs Delaine Vineyard Cabernet Merlot 2012

V.Q.A., Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada

Community Score: 4.5/5

Community Reviews: 1

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Price: $22.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Jackson-Triggs

Agent: Constellation Brands Inc.

Product: 360305

More Vintages: 2011   Add New Vintage

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A terrific, full-bodied red with accented red and dark berries, plums and richly ripe cassis and currants. Beautifully structured with excellent balance, weight, depth and length on the finish. Take a taste of what Canada can do.

Cabernet Merlot food pairings: beef, grilled radicchio, basil pesto.

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This was reviewed August 17, 2013 by

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This showcases its breeding – it’s from one of the top vineyard sites in the country – and the warm 2007 vintage. Expressive aromas of ripe cherry, spice-laden black currant and toasty notes soar from the glass. Medium weight with good texture, the rich and complex flavours persist throughout – succulent ripe dark berry fruit, mocha and pie cherry. It’s well sculpted with deft balance, seamlessly integrated oak and firm tannin underpinning. There are adornments of mint and tobacco on the lengthy finish. Source: Vic Harradine, winecurrent.com
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