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Sandbanks Estate Winery Sleeping Giant 2016 Wine Review

Sandbanks Estate Winery Sleeping Giant 2016

Sandbanks Estate Winery Sleeping Giant 2016

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

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2016-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.8%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Organic wine

Winery: Sandbanks Estate Winery

Agent: Sandbanks Estate Winery

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Juicy, fleshy ripe purple plums and blackberry jam on the nose and palate. A terrific, full-bodied blend of Foch and Baco Noir grapes from Prince Edward County. Lots of mocha, oak, smoke and dark fruit. Perfect for grilled meats.

Food pairings: BBQ steak, beef stew, spaghetti and meatballs.

This Sandbanks Estate Winery Sleeping Giant 2016 was reviewed on April 11, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This is a great example of a cool climate Foch Baco - Noir blend from PEC. Loaded with flavours and complex aromatics. Medium-plus body. 12.8% declared ABV. Densely concentrated and ruby red. Dark plum, blackberry, vanilla, a hint of toasted oak. Great acidity. Well balanced and integrating nicely. Enjoy paired with cedar plank salmon, BBQ hoisin marinated pork tenderloin, meatballs or charcuterie platter. Tasted June 2017. 90 points. BespokeTastings
Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A glistening purple colour with pronounced aromas of dark skinned plum, blackberry and cherry. Very fruity on the palate with reflections of dried fruit, prune and raisin elements. Medium plus acidity, medium minus tannin and finish. Pair with spicy asian cuisine and full bodied cheeses. 88 points - tasted July 2017

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