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Featherstone Red Tail Merlot 2017 Wine Review

Featherstone Red Tail Merlot 2017

Featherstone Red Tail Merlot 2017

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

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2019-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Featherstone

Agent: Featherstone Winery

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Featherstone Red Tail 2017 Merlot is ripe cherry, plum and smoky on the nose with lush plum, savoury herbs and spicy on the palate, finishing with lingering mocha notes and a zesty acidity for rich meat dishes. Pair with a roast of pork. Red Tail is made from 100% Merlot wine grapes sourced from the Niagara Peninsula wine region in Ontario. The wine was so named for the red-tailed hawks that patrol the skies above the vineyards of Niagara.

Merlot food pairings: beef, cheese, poultry, pork tenderloin , quesadillas, game.

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This Featherstone Red Tail Merlot 2017 was reviewed on March 14, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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This is a juicy, tangy, medium-bodied Merlot from the Niagara Peninsula wine region. Featherstone Red Tail 2017 is dark cherry, ripe red plum and smoky on the nose with mocha, earthy spice, sweet plum, sweet spice and savoury herb flavours on the palate matched with a vibrant acidity for food. Enjoy now and pair this juicy 100% Merlot with a roast of pork. - Community Wine Reviews

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