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Tawse Cabernet Merlot, 2019
Shipped and sold by Tawse Winery
- Cabernet Franc
- Cabernet Sauvignon
Winemaker’s Comments: This blend of equal parts Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon was carefully sourced from select Niagara Peninsula vineyards and spent 18 months in French oak barrels. On the nose this blend entices you with raspberry, black cherry and cacao. The body is medium with firm but well integrated tannins and are accompanied by a lingering finish of red fruit and chocolate.
Food Pairings: This full-bodied red is delightful to pair with. Experiment with dishes that complement the rich tannins and acidity in this wine, enjoy with a juicy burger, steak tacos or a hearty chili.
Residual Sugar: 0 g/L
The 2019 vintage was a featured wine in June's Wine Club package, 2022.
Geographical Indication: VQA Niagara Peninsula
Varietals: Merlot (44%), Cabernet Franc (30%), Cabernet Sauvignon (26%)
Vineyard: Various Niagara Peninsula vineyards
Residual Sugar: 2 g/L
Cases Produced: 2,000
Appearance: Semi-opaque. Dark purple-ruby colour.
Nose: Dark cherry, plum, violets, savoury green herbs, cedar.
Palate: Medium acid, medium tannin, medium body. Black cherry, blackcurrant, plum, green pepper, hint of earth and pepper spice.
Quality: 90 points. Outstanding. Drink now or hold 1 – 2 years.
Food Pairing: Barbecued black pepper steak with creamy mashed potatoes, spaghetti Bolognese, garlic and ginger-glazed pork over rice, prosciutto and spinach grilled cheese, and fried eggplant.