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Sandbanks Estate Winery Reserve Baco Noir 2011 Wine Review

Sandbanks Estate Winery Reserve Baco Noir 2011

Sandbanks Estate Winery Reserve Baco Noir 2011

Prince Edward County, Ontario VQA, Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $19.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Sandbanks Estate Winery

Agent: Sandbanks Estate Winery

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Reviews and Ratings

Bill Wright Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This full bodied Baco has intense fruit notes of black currant, blackberry, and chocolate. Solid acid, earthy spice and oak. A bit of fruit sweetness and a little smoky on a medium length, mellow finish.
Would work well with robust stews or meat loaf. Trying it with spaghetti tonight; worked well.
This wine evolves to something different every few minutes. I would buy this again - great representation of Baco.
Reviewed November 31, 2015
Lori Kilmartin WSET3 - WSET3 Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This wine is made with grapes that are a crossing of Folle Blanche (a white wine grape from France) and a mystery red wine grape from North America of the Vitis riparia variety.

Beautiful deep purple colour with aromas of smoke, leather and dark red currants/cherries wafting from the glass. Glass staining with large, slow moving tears.

This is a full bodied wine with lots of blackberry fruit and a great balance of acidity and tannins.

I'm picturing this with a baked brie covered in a compote of assorted dark fruits - blackberry, wild blueberries. Then follow up with some bbq'd ribs coated with a spicy tomato sauce to stand up to all that acidity.

Well done @SandbanksWinery !

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