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Inniskillin Niagara Estate Dark Horse Vineyard Meritage 2006 Wine Review

Inniskillin Niagara Estate Dark Horse Vineyard Meritage 2006

Inniskillin Niagara Estate Dark Horse Vineyard Meritage 2006

Okanagan Valley BC VQA, Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $24.99

Drink: 2009-2013

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Inniskillin Niagara Estate

Agent: Arterra Wines Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

A mocha-rich red with dark depths of black plums, fleshy blackberries and other brooding dark fruit. Round, full-bodied and balanced with a lovely finish. This wine is a blend of 78% Merlot, 19% Cabernet Franc and 3% Cabernet Sauvignn. It was aged 12 months in French and American oak.

Meritage food pairings: steak, hamburgers, lamb.

This Inniskillin Niagara Estate Dark Horse Vineyard Meritage 2006 was reviewed on December 1, 2009 by Natalie MacLean

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  • 597039
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Reviews and Ratings

This 2006 Meritage is a classic combination of three red wines: Merlot 78%, Cabernet Franc 19%, and Cabernet Sauvignon 3%. All components of this complex, elegant wine underwent extended fermentation on the grapes' skins followed by barrel aging in French and American oak barrels for 12 months.

Careful blending of the individually crafted wines yeilded a deep purple toned wine ripe cherry and chocolate aromas, firm tannins, and rich flavours of vanilla-infused oak and plums.

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