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Rosehall Run Single Vineyard Merlot Cabernet Franc 2015 Wine Review

Rosehall Run Single Vineyard Merlot Cabernet Franc 2015

Rosehall Run Single Vineyard Merlot Cabernet Franc 2015

Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2017-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Rosehall Run

Agent: Rosehall Run Vineyards Inc.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

A supple, savoury, full-bodied Prince Edward County red wine blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc grapes. Aromas of dark cherry and cigar box. Perfect for grilled meats.

Merlot Cabernet Franc food pairings: barbeque pork and beef, grilled vegetables.

This Rosehall Run Single Vineyard Merlot Cabernet Franc 2015 was reviewed on April 12, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

@Rosehall_Run 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Franc. Aged 14 months in French oak before blending. Colour is medium purple with vibrant, fresh aromas of plum, strawberry, cherry and spice box. Leather and old wood, yet creamy elements of ripe blueberry sorbet and cheesecake with blackberry compote. Elements of pomegranate and tobacco complete this complex, but young blend. Medium plus acidity with medium tannins and body. Well balanced. Pair with barbecue fair, grilled burgers and sausages. 89 points. Tasted July 2017
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Dusty and deep, this uber dry PEC blend is made for pairing with braised beef or bison burgers. Rich dark plum, blackberry, anise and leather. Complex, well integrated, balanced with medium acidity and smooth medium tannins. Tasted 2015 in July 2017.
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Dark plum and spice galore. Flavours are clean and juicy showcasing notes of black plum, blackberry, anise, and clove. Tannins are young and grippy, acidity is high and finish long with notes of leather and spice. Enjoy with stewed beef ribs. Tasted July 2017 by @sommsosa | bespketastings.ca
The Cabernet Franc and Merlot were aged separately in French oak for 14 months. The final blend (60% Merlot; 40% Cab Franc) was bottled unfined and with very minimal filtration.

Source: Winery (Rosehall Run)

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