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Hidden Bench Winery Terroir Caché 2016 Wine Review

Hidden Bench Winery Terroir Caché 2016

Hidden Bench Winery Terroir Caché 2016

Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $44.95

Drink: 2019-2026

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.9%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Organic wine

Winery: Hidden Bench

Agent: Mark Anthony Wine & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 93/100

A full-bodied and unfiltered Bordeaux red wine blend with blackberry, dark plum, smoky vanilla and savoury herb flavours on the palate.

Food pairings: braised meats, herbed steaks, venison.

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This Hidden Bench Winery Terroir Caché 2016 was reviewed on March 6, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Melanie Lloyd - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

A full-bodied Red with dark berry aromas, potpourri, dried eucalyptus, cedar, and hints of savory roast beef. Moderate tannins on the palate with plum flavours and notes of cedar and subtle chocolate. Keep in the cellar for a few years or decant before serving.

Wine-Food Pairing: Pair with red meat. I’d love to try it with herbed-crusted prime rib.

Tasted at Taste Ontario in March 2020
Jenny Ratcliffe-Wright CWM rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

53% Merlot, 28% Malbec, 19% Cab Franc, with 20 months in French oak, this is a super soft Bordeaux blend with juicy black fruit and vanilla from the oak, chocolate nuts and a plummy finish. Highly enjoyable. Serve with star anise duck salad @wrightwineblog
Jisun Hahn CAPS Certified Somm rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A gorgeous medium to full bodied blend of Malbec, Cabernet Franc and Merlot with notes of ripe plum, dark cherry, cocoa and baking spice. Hints of smoke and savoury herbs e.g. basil, provide an extra layer of complexity. Would pair well with braised oxtail covered in bone marrow jus with a side of sauteed field mushrooms.
From the Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment wine region, Hidden Bench Terroir Caché 2016 is a full bodied and unfiltered red blend of 36% Cabernet Franc, 34% Merlot and 24% Malbec grapes rich with blackberry, cherry, plum and long cracked pepper finish. Hidden Bench Winery is certified organic with sustainable farming practices. - Community Wine Reviews

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