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Thirty Bench Wine Makers Red 2013 Wine Review

Thirty Bench Wine Makers Red 2013

Thirty Bench Wine Makers Red 2013

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $24.00

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.1%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Thirty Bench

Agent: Andrew Peller Limited

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Savoury and feral with cedar underbrush and wild cassis. Layered and full-bodied with a smooth texture. Pair with roast beef.

Food pairings: hard cheese, barbecued steak.

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This Thirty Bench Wine Makers Red 2013 was reviewed on May 28, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This Niagara Peninsula Bench red wine blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc is the perfect dinner companion. It's red fruit driven over herbal notes with clean Niagara acidity and smooth tannins. A long smoke and bitten cherry finish leaves your guests wanting more! perfect for BBQ steak with mild seasoning, game, hard salty cheese, crudite platter.
Loved it!
Tasted: May 2016
Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Thirty Bench Red from the 2013 vintage is medium ruby in colour with a nose showing field berries, cherry, beets, black tea, leather, fresh herbs, and spice. Chewy and refreshing, a great wine to enjoy with game meat this fall. Tasted August 2015. 89 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Seductive aromas of ripe raspberries, black currants and a hint of dark chocolate on the nose. The palate palate gives blackcurrant, ripe blackberries, vegetal notes, a hint of chocolate and slight allspice. Dry, well-balanced with a dark fruit finish.
The 2013 vintage of the Thirty Bench red is mostly Cabernet Franc grapes in the blend. The vines are low yielding to concentrate fruit flavour. Accents of spice and mocha on the finish. - Community Wine Reviews

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