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Icellars Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc 2015 Wine Review

Icellars Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc 2015

Icellars Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc 2015

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $39.00

Drink: 2017-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Icellars Estate Winery

Reviews and Ratings

Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Ruby red, and beautiful concentration. This red blend from Niagara On the Lake is showing a great Vintage and exceptional vinification. A beautiful blend of 2/3 Cab Sauv, 1/3 Merlot and a hint of Cab Franc. Showing robust, ripe red and black berry, minerality, cedar plank, and savoury. Full bodied, integrating nicely and will continue to peak over the next decade. Well structured with good acidity, medium plus tannins and robust fruit. Pairs well with braised beef, BBQ rare steak. Did not taste decanted. Recommend decanting an hour. Tasted the 2015 vintage in April 2017. Exceptionally low sulphites 18ppm. Great quality. 92 points.
Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

A beautiful blend that shows how terrific Niagara-on-the-Lake reds can be in great vintages. Rich and elegant, this wine showcases the strengths of the 2015 vintage very well. Ripe dark fruits, some stewed, with sweet baking spices and cedar on the nose. Love the layers of flavours that are complemented by a soft and velvety texture with baking spice and elegant dark fruit on the finish. Guaranteed you'll love this wine! Tasted April 2017. 92 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca

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