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Persuasion Thomas George Estates Dragon Blend 2010 Wine Review

Persuasion Thomas George Estates Dragon Blend 2010

Persuasion Thomas George Estates Dragon Blend 2010

California, United States

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $40.00

Drink: 2012-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.4%

Sweetness: Medium Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Persuasion

Agent: Persuasion Wine

Natalie's Score: 93/100

Arlene Dickinson, the marketing maven on the television show Dragon’s Den, used her business savvy to launch a Sonoma blend of cabernet and merlot called Persuasion last year. She says that some vintages are aggressive and come on strong (presumably like her co-host Kevin O’Leary), while others are smoother, more balanced, more confident of their worth. I wasn’t convinced that Persuasion was anything more than a cash cow extension of Dickinson’s other products such as coffee, chocolate and skin care. Then I tried it. The business case is in the bottle. This robust red is balanced, complex and rich—like Arlene herself.

Dragon Blend food pairings: prime rib, filet mignon, grilled pork chops, lamb with rosemary.

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This Persuasion Thomas George Estates Dragon Blend 2010 was reviewed on June 22, 2012 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • AGLC
  • 746099

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Persuasion is sold in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba at select liquor retailers and through the agency Fluid Imports 403-873-1615, [email protected] In Ontario, order Persuasion through [email protected] The wine is made by Thomas George Estates in the Russian River region of California.
Tasting note by Jennifer Huether, Master Sommelier, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd:

Appearance: Dark purple core with violet rim.

Nose: Clean and upfront. Dark concentrated black currants, mulberry, white pepper, cocoa, licorice, black earth, black plum, and vanilla spice coming from supple oak treatment.

Palate: Dry and full bodied, medium plus acidity, licorice laced with violets, ripe black currants, black plums, cocoa, vanilla, silky and velvety texture with a dusty minerality on the finish. Solid and concentrated with dense but plush tannins and enough freshness to carry this bold wine

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