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Origin Stellenbosch Drive Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2015 Wine Review

Origin Stellenbosch Drive Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2015

Origin Stellenbosch Drive Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2015

Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $15.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Origin

Agent: FWM Canada

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A robust South African red wine blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot grapes. Aromas of dark fruit, toasty oak and smoke. Pair with rare meats.

Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot food pairings: prime rib,  hamburgers, pizza, black bean soup, hard cheeses.

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This Origin Stellenbosch Drive Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2015 was reviewed on October 6, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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

Lovely red fruit aromas in this blend of Cabernet (60%) and Merlot (40%) - blackberry, cherry, vanilla, white pepper and mint on the well balanced palate. Lingering, lengthy spice on the finish.
Melanie Lloyd - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Aromas of raspberry jam and vanilla, followed by a touch of cedar and white pepper. You can taste the heat of South Africa with ripe berry flavours. The tannins are well structured. There's a slight bitter finish and good length on the palate. Tasted October 2017.
Stellenbosch Drive (2015) is a great value 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot from the Stellenbosch wine region. Fruit is bright, fresh with cherry, vanilla and toasty notes on the palate. - Community Wine Reviews

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