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Laura's Red, 2018

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2018 Niagara Peninsula 750 mL, 12.5% ALC/VOL
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Malbec
  • Merlot
  • Petit Verdot

TASTING NOTES: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot. Laura’s Red is a meticulous blend of red vinifera varieties to make a wine with strong structure and ageing potential but also with a core of good fruit and earlier drinkability. Just as every vintage is different, every vintage of Laura’s Red is a different blend to make the best wine possible.

FOOD PAIRINGS: Classic burgers on the grill or steak with garlic butter.

  • National Wine Awards of Canada 2021, Silver Medal National Wine Awards of Canada 2021, Silver Medal
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    The 2017 vintage was a featured wine in February's Wine Club package, 2022.

    Tasting notes written by Tony Aspler.

    Geographical Indication: VQA Niagara Peninsula
    Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon (48%), Merlot (38%), Cabernet Franc (6%), Malbec (4%), Syrah (2%), Petit Verdot (2%)
    Vineyard: Queenston Road Vineyard & Serluca Vineyard
    Residual Sugar: <3 g/L
    Cases Produced: 2,304

    Appearance: Deep purple colour.
    Nose: Cedary, black plum, and blackcurrant nose with vanilla with oak spice.
    Palate: Medium-bodied, spicy, plum and currant flavours with grainy tannins. Firmly structured with well-integrated oak.
    Quality: 88 – 90 points. Very Good+ / Outstanding. Can be sampled now, but will reward cellaring 1 - 2 years.

    Food Pairing: Pepperoni pizza, salisbury steak with mushroom gravy, hatch chili-pepper smash burgers, Tuscan-style grilled tuna steaks, and cream cheese-stuffed mushrooms.

    • National Wine Awards of Canada 2021, Silver Medal