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Tom Thomson Algonquin Red, 2019

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2019 Niagara Peninsula 750 mL, 13.5% ALC/VOL
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Merlot
The 2019 Tom Thomson Algonquin Red is a unique vintage blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot grapes, barrel-aged in French oak cooperage for 11 months before blending. The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes bring deep dark cherry and plum flavours, Cabernet Franc imparts flavours of raspberry, currant, spice and dried herbs, while the Merlot adds weight and texture and ripe fruit notes of ripe plum and a hint of cocoa

Pairing Suggestions: Try with herb crusted lamb, roasted almond chocolates and creamy cheeses

Sweetness Level: Dry

Grape Varieties: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc

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The 2019 vintage was a featured wine in September 2023's Wine Club package.

Geographical Indication: VQA Niagara-on-the-Lake
Varietals: Merlot (56%), Cabernet Franc (32%), Cabernet Sauvignon (12%)
Vineyard: Fedorkow and Huebel Vineyards
Residual Sugar: 2.8 g/L
Cases Produced: 220

Appearance: Bright. Semi-opaque. Garnet colour.
Nose: Perfumed notes of violet, cherry, raspberry, green pepper, and cigar box.
Palate: Medium acid, medium tannin, medium body. Bold flavours of cherry jam, blackcurrant, plum, green pepper, and black pepper. Nicely balanced with smooth tannins.
Quality: 90 points – Wine Club Canada. Outstanding.

Food Pairing: Spicy shrimp stir fry, beef fajitas, teriyaki sirloin, Mediterranean roasted cauliflower, and duck confit.