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13th Street Winery Cabernet Merlot 2012 Wine Review

13th Street Winery Cabernet Merlot 2012

13th Street Winery Cabernet Merlot 2012

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

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: 13th Street

Agent: The Thirteenth Street Wine Corp.

Natalie's Score: 87/100

A full-bodied red wine with aromas and flavours of black fruit, smoke, tar and dark spices from toasty oak aging. Finishes with cedar smoke. Pair with duck or lamb.

Cabernet Merlot food pairings: duck, lamb.

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This 13th Street Winery Cabernet Merlot 2012 was reviewed on July 23, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A super popular Niagara red-blend of 34% Cab Sauv, 34% Cab Franc, and 32% Merlot, all from two estate vineyards in the Creek Shores appellation of Niagara. Right off the bat there's an explosion of ripe dark berries, clove, spice, a slight inkiness, followed by grilled pepper and herbs. It's rich and concentrated with gentle tannins and a very appealing flavour profile that's sure to be loved by many! Enjoy 2016-2017 and serve alongside charcoal grilled marinated pork tenderloin. Tasted June 2016. 89+ points. Matt Steeves - www.querucsvino.ca
Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Deep and inky ruby colour with aromas and flavours of juicy bitten black cherries, chocolate, herbs, warm spices, leather and tar. Youthful tannins with medium+ acidity. Good juicy fruit and leather finish. Very nice Niagara Merlot. Char grilled breast of chicken on the BBQ, lightly salted.
Tasted: June 2015

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