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Reif Estate Winery Cabernet Merlot 2017 Wine Review

Reif Estate Winery Cabernet Merlot 2017

Reif Estate Winery Cabernet Merlot 2017

Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario VQA, Canada

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $14.75

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Reif Estate Winery

Agent: Reif Estate Winery

Natalie's Score: 89/100

A robust, lively Niagara red wine that's a blend of Cabernet and Merlot grapes. Terrific price for this quality. Aromas of fleshy ripe black plums and berries on the nose and palate. Pair with grilled meats or a steak.

Cabernet Merlot food pairings: Italian-style pastas, grilled meats, pizza, grilled vegetables, stuffed peppers.

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This Reif Estate Winery Cabernet Merlot 2017 was reviewed on August 28, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Aromas of tart cherry, strawberry, blueberry, and a hint of vanilla. Smooth on the palate, with a lot of those tart berry flavours and a warm hint of vanilla coming through t=on the finish. Enjoy with hearty meat or vegetarian stews or a hearty bolognese sauce.
Sharon Aubie rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

Faint aromas of blueberry and cherry on the nose and is medium-bodied of the palette with flavours of tart cherry, cedar and leather with moderate to high tannins.

Suggested pairing would be tomato-based pasta dishes or a roast.

Tasted July 17, 2018

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