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Mountain Bell Merlot, 2018

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2018 Niagara Peninsula 750 mL, 12.5% ALC/VOL
Critic's Rating 90 pts
A juicy, delicious Merlot with nuances of chocolate and mint. Fermented in stainless steel and aged in oak for 20 months. Ready to drink now! Pair with elegant red meats (we’re thinking roast duck) or a bar of high-quality chocolate.

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- Tony Aspler
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This was a featured wine in September's Wine Club package, 2021.


Tasting notes written by Tony Aspler.


Geographical Indication: VQA Niagara Peninsula
Vineyard: Niagara-on-the-Lake vineyard
Residual Sugar: 4 g/L
Cases Produced: 190


Appearance: Deep ruby in colour.
Nose: Lightly cedary, spicy, blueberry bouquet with vanilla notes.
Palate: Medium-bodied, dry, floral, blueberry and black currant flavours with well-integrated oak and velvety tannins on the finish. A balanced, harmonious wine.
Quality: Outstanding. 90 points. Drink now through 2023.


Food Pairing: Blueberry and blue cheese burger, lamb shoulder with citrus and fennel salad, veal roast with creamed kale, barbecued jackfruit wraps, and charcuterie board with pickled vegetables and black currant spread.