2016 Cabernet-Merlot Estate

2016 Cabernet-Merlot Estate

Regular price $24.95

Description

Following in the footsteps of its European ancestry, this wine exhibits brilliant dark fruit flavours balanced by a seam of chalkiness. A classically inspired modern wine. 

Awards & Reviews

91 Points - Dean Tudor 

90 Points - Louise Boutin 

Winemaker's Notes 

• Soil types within the lacustrine silty clay range, with some very heavy and brown clay.  
• Partially fermented in an oak tank with extended maceration. 
• Aged in European oak, with 30% new, then married together in an oak tank. Total wood aging is 10 months.  

Food Matches

Beef, pork or lamb roast with grilled vegetables.

Vintage:  2016
Geographic Designation:  VQA Short Hills Bench
Alcohol:  13.5%
Sugar:  2 g/L
Acidity: 6.0 g/L