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Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve Meritage 2012 Wine Review

Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve Meritage 2012

Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve Meritage 2012

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

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2014-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Jackson-Triggs

Agent: Arterra Wines Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Wow, what a spectacular red wine blend of Cabernet and Merlot grapes! This Niagara producer has made the most of the amazing 2012 vintage. Complex, concentrated, rich and satisfying with a long finish. Loaded with dark fruit and smoke. Highly recommended.

Meritage food pairings: grilled red meats, gourmet sausages.

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This Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve Meritage 2012 was reviewed on July 9, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

This wine was fabulous! It is loaded with what's to come on the nose, robust flavors of dark fruit, smoke, spice, violet, eucalyptus, well blended layers, significant tannins and a lingering smoky finish. A definite buy again wine.
Donna Harding rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Deep red. Black fruit and spice on the nose. Nice mouthfeel. Plums, smoke and spice with a hint of eucalyptus. Long finish. Good value.
Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Medium ruby in the glass with slow legs. Pretty aromas of cherry, red berries,plum, herbal, medicinal, violets. light + body on the palate with youthful tannins. Medium+ acidity with a medium length warm finish. Pair with blackened salmon or tuna, or plain old Canadian comfort foods such as Tortiere.
Tasted: November 2014
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Medium body with some pepper, cherry and red berry on the nose. A bit lighter than expected on the palate with the same berry and both black and green pepper coming through. Nice acid medium finish. Try this with pork.

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