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Smoke & Gamble Reserve Cabernet Merlot 2015 Wine Review

Smoke & Gamble Reserve Cabernet Merlot 2015

Smoke & Gamble Reserve Cabernet Merlot 2015

Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2016-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Smoke & Gamble Cellars

Agent: Boldworks Corporation

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Full-bodied, fairly smooth Ontario red wine blend of 49.5% merlot, 37.2% cabernet sauvignon and 13.3% cabernet sauvignon grapes. This wine is 100% barrel aged which adds lots of toasty oak, smoke and vanilla spice to the flavour profile. Pair with meat lovers' pizza.

Cabernet Merlot food pairings: beef skewers, fajitas, steak-topped pizza.

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This Smoke & Gamble Reserve Cabernet Merlot 2015 was reviewed on September 30, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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

A lovely blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, showing great dark red fruit, smoke, and pepper on the nose. The palate is expressive with red fruit, prune, cocoa and a cool herbaceousness - great with a grilled steak steak salad.
Smoke & Gamble Reserve (2015) is a full-bodied, deliciously supple, Bordeaux-style red wine blend of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Most of the grapes for this wine were sourced from vineyards in Niagara, with a smaller portion coming from the winery's vineyards in Norfolk County. Drink now and for the next five years. - Community Wine Reviews

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