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G. Marquis The Silver Line Epic Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc 2013 Wine Review

G. Marquis The Silver Line Epic Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc 2013

G. Marquis The Silver Line Epic Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc 2013

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

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $30.95

Drink: 2015-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: G. Marquis

Agent: Kirkwood Diamond Canada Partnership

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Full-bodied and juicy with black fruit and smoke. Black fruit on the palate. A bit short on the finish, but pleasant.

Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc food pairings: grilled chicken breast stuffed with ham and cheese, flattened Cornish hen with savoury dressing.

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This G. Marquis The Silver Line Epic Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc 2013 was reviewed on October 14, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (87%) and Cabernet Franc (13%) this medium bodied red is fruit forward with aromas and flavors of raspberry, blackberry, smoke, dark chocolate, and a hint of leather. The tannins are well rounded and quite smooth. Great with a homemade ratatouille.
Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Vegetal and herbal notes woven into some sweet dark fruit, makes this dry Ontario Meritage (blend of Merlot, Cab Sauv, Cab Franc) a nice wine to enjoy with herb crusted roasts. 87 points.
Marquis, The Silver Line Epic (2013) is a full-bodied red from the Niagara Peninsula wine region. The red wine blend is 87% Cabernet Sauvignon and 13% Cabernet Franc. Ripe blackberry, raspberry notes can be found on the nose with ripe berry, dark chocolate and capusin flavours on the palate matched by a vibrant acidity. Pair with grilled steak. - Community Wine Reviews

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