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Thirty Bench Winemaker's Blend 2015 Wine Review

Thirty Bench Winemaker's Blend 2015

Thirty Bench Winemaker's Blend 2015

Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $24.20

Drink: 2017-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.2%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Thirty Bench

Agent: Andrew Peller Limited

Natalie's Score: 89/100

This winery is located on the Beamsville Bench in the Niagara region, thus its name. The vineyards slope down toward Lake Ontario and the soils are dry and deep. Mocha rich with black plums on the nose and palate of this full-bodied Niagara red wine blend. Good balancing acidity for a hearty meat sauce with tomatoes.

Food pairings: roast leg of lamb, veal marsala, vegetarian pizza.

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This Thirty Bench Winemaker's Blend 2015 was reviewed on November 25, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Melanie Lloyd rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A very dark, purple hued, food-friendly wine with aromas of blackberries and dark berries, cedar, cocoa, black tea and a touch of dried eucalyptus leaves. It has dark berry, cocoa and espresso flavours with medium tannins that are well incorporated into the wine, with a slight bitter finish and flavours that linger on the palate.

Tasted November 2017
Thirty Bench Winemaker's Blend (2015) from the Niagara Escarpment wine region is mocha and black plums on the nose. The wine is a rich blend of 75% Cabernet Franc with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon in support. Emma Garner took home Winemaker of the Year honours at the 2015 Ontario Wine Award. Enjoy it now and for the next five years. Pair with tourtière. - Community Wine Reviews

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