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Fielding Estate Winery Meritage Cabernet blend 2007 Wine Review

Fielding Estate Winery Meritage Cabernet blend 2007

Fielding Estate Winery Meritage Cabernet blend 2007

Niagara Peninsula, Canada

Community Score:90/100

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Price: $59.95

Drink: 2010-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Fielding Estate Winery

Agent: Fielding Estate Winery

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Leanings toward Bordeaux, but definitely rooted in Niagara. Savoury, dark, subtle with an undefinable whispered something on the nose that draws you closer to understand. Black plum, dark spice, supreme balance, yet meaty. Keep doing whatever it is you're doing here.

This Fielding Estate Winery Meritage Cabernet blend 2007 was reviewed on July 20, 2010 by Natalie MacLean

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Comprised of 62% Merlot, 34% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 4% Cabernet Franc.
Components of the final blend were vinified separately. Following eighteen months aging in barrel on lees, individual barrels were selected for the 2007 Meritage through a series of tastings and trial blends. The wine was allowed to marry in tank after being racked form barrel, and then was bottled without fining or filtration. The Merlot component of the blend was selected from each of our Estate vineyards: the Fielding Vineyard (Beamsville Bench) and Jack Rabbit Flats Vineyard (Lincoln Lakeshore). The Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc components of the blend were selected from each of our Estate Vineyards, Zuzek Vineyard (Beamsville Bench) and Wismer Vineyards (Twenty Mile Bench). Interestingly, the barrels chosen were done so blind and were from a number of Cooperages: Berthomieu, Ermitage, Kelvin, Keystone, Mercury, and Radoux.

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