Vintage Ink Wines Mark Of Passion Merlot Cabernet 2010

Thanks for liking this wine! Let your friends on Twitter and Facebook know about it by clicking on the buttons here.

If you've already connected your Twitter account, then you don't need to click on the Twitter button to share your review as it'll be done for you.

Optional: Before you share your wine find with friends, you can pick a score or make a quick tasting note, or both if you like:


My Score:
 
My Tasting Notes:
Expand Box




Community Reviews

There are 6 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Heather Wall CS; WSET Certified rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Funky label, flavourful wine!
Clear medium ruby colour with aromas of black current(cassis), black plum, cherry, strawberry, violet, cloves, black pepper, cedar, wet earth. Clean, medium+ acidity, medium+ body with flavours of dark cherry,cranberry,strawberry, vanilla, black pepper, cola, wood smoke.
Grainy tannins suggest this wine could have some life in it yet! Another 2-3 years. Long, fruit driven finish.
XD and good value at $17.95
Pair with grilled red meats or a hearty beef stew.
Tasted-July 2014
Nick Onischuk Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Vintage Ink Wines Mark of Passion Merlot Cabernet 2010 is a must try wine. This full bodied wine features aromas and flavours of plum, blackberries and spice. (89/100) Tasted July 14, 2014
Chris Coughlin WSET level 3 grad rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Medium intensity aromas of: raspberry, plum and blackberry with a hint of herbaceousness, simular taste and add some ripe plum on the palate, equals a tasty wine.
Terry Jeans rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Medium ruby colour, with dark ripe fruit, vanilla and spice aromas and flavours. Nice complexity that has some good acid and tannins to balance it all out. Full-bodied red that would be great with slow-cooked ribs on a smoker or some barbequed Italian sausages.
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Young plums, eucalyptus, vanilla, green pepper, white pepper, spice. Lots going on. The taste is smoother, mainly plum, spices, and vanilla. The finish is plum and vanilla with some soft tannins and a good acidity. This would be a great pizza wine.
Valérie Dufour Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

This is not a complex, but a fun wine perfect for the BBQ season. The nose is full of blackberries and red liquorice. High in concentration and alcool, this wine will be a perfect companion to your steaks.




Natalie's Review

Vintage Ink Wines Mark Of Passion Merlot Cabernet 2010, VQA, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada: Natalie's tasting note, score, food pairings and recipes for this wine Drink: 2012-2014. 250209 13.40% XD 750 mL  $17.95 Score: Natalie's tasting note, score, food pairings and recipes for this wine. July 16, 2014 Best Beef Wine  Full Review