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Wildass Stratus Vineyards 2014 Wine Review

Wildass Stratus Vineyards 2014

Wildass Stratus Vineyards 2014

Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.4%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Wildass

Agent: Stratus Vineyards

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Very tart and acidic with flavours of sour cherry. The vines for this Niagara-on-the-Lake wine grow outside a Leeds certified winery building, and the grapes are hand-picked. Black fruit aromas and flavours with a firm tannic grip on the palate of this full-bodied Niagara red wine blend.

Food pairings: rib eye steak on the barbeque, gourmet burgers, pork ribs on the barbie.

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This Wildass Stratus Vineyards 2014 was reviewed on August 4, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

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

Juicy blackberry and plum aromas are found in this purple hued full-bodied red. You can also find violet, cinnamon, cedar, and pot-pourrit aromas. In terms of flavours, there is wild blueberries with cedar coming through ever so slightly on the palate, with a rich and slightly bitter cocoa finish. It is a food-friendly wine with medium to almost firm tannins.

Suggested wine-food pairing: Beef roast rubbed in dried herbs.

Tasted November 2017
Wineboy rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

I have liked previous vintages of this wine very much. This one looses a step on those but not too much. Aromatically a winner with lovely floral elements with fruit-forward style. On the palate it shows berries but not as ripe as previous vintages leaving this wine very dry. Needs some food with a good fat content for it to shine.
From Stratus Vineyards, Wildass 2014 is tart sour cherry on the palate with a mouth-watering finish. The vines for this Niagara-on-the-Lake wine grow outside a Leeds certified winery building, and the grapes are hand-picked. The wine is a full-bodied red blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Viognier. Pair with bison burgers. - Community Wine Reviews

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