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The Prisoner Wine Company Thorn 2014 Wine Review

The Prisoner Wine Company Thorn 2014

The Prisoner Wine Company Thorn 2014

California, United States

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $39.95

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15.2%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: The Prisoner Wine Company

Agent: Arterra Wines Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A full-bodied Napa Valley red wine blend of mostly Merlot and some Syrah grapes. Aromas of toasty oak, black plums, spice and smoke. Pair with a rare steak.

Food pairings: grilled rare steak, meatlover's pizza, gourmet burgers with all the fixings.

This The Prisoner Wine Company Thorn 2014 was reviewed on September 15, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Thorn Merlot sources their grapes from acclaimed vineyards throughout the world famous Napa Valley. A blend of 77% Merlot with Malbec and Syrah providing additional structure and complexity, this wine is big, juicy, and incredibly luscious. The nose shows spicy raspberry, plum, currant, black cherry, hickory smoke and cedar. The palate is dense, rich, and textured with dark smoky fruit, dark cherry, chocolate, and fine tannins lingering on the long finish. Tasting this wine is like drinking from a fire hose, it blasts you with big taste and a mammoth, albeit well balanced, presence that’s undeniably California through and through. A perfect complement to any BBQ or braised dish! Enjoy 2018-2026. Tasted August 2018. 93 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Aromas of plum, cedar, smoke, spice and a hint of cocoa. Full bodied, smooth with some medium + acidity. Nice balance of fruit, smoke and spice on a long, silky finish. A great steak night wine!
Thorn 2014 is a full-bodied 77% Merlot and 23% Syrah red wine blend produced by The Prisoner Wine Company. On the nose, it is spicy raspberry, plum, currant, black cherry, hickory smoke and cedar. The palate is dense, rich, and textured with dark smoky fruit, dark cherry, dark chocolate. Tannins are fine and approachable. Enjoy now with a roast of pork. - Community Wine Reviews

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