Sorry, Perseus Winery does not ship wine to United States.

Canadian wine delivered right to your door!

More Views

Cabernet Merlot, 2017

Shipped and sold by Perseus Winery

2017 Okanagan Valley 750 mL ,13.5% ALC/VOL

Availability: In stock

$23.09
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Merlot

Description

Sourced from some of our favorite vineyards near Osoyoos, this Cabernet Franc and Merlot blend is one of our “go-to” reds. Easy drinking tannins frame the rich berry and cocoa notes on the palate.

Tasting Notes: A rich, but medium bodied red wine that is made to drink immediately and over the next 5 years. Look for notes of black cherry, blackberry, and plum with hints of wild sage, earth notes, and a spicy finish.

Food Pairings: Serve with red meat dishes and Italian fare such as pizzas and pasta with tomato sauce.

Awards & Ratings

Reviews

This product doesn't have reviews yet

Be the first and write a review

Write a review

Rate this product: *

← Back to reviews list

Tasting Notes

The 2016 vintage was a featured wine in May's Wine Club package, 2018.

 

Geographical Indication:  Penticton, BC

Varietal:  Cabernet Franc (62%), Merlot (38%)

Vineyard:  Desert Valley Vineyard

Cases Produced:  800

 

Appearance:  Bright. Semi-opaque. Dark ruby core, maroon rim.

Nose:  Medium+ aromatic intensity. Black cherry, blackberry, licorice, leather, black pepper, menthol.

Palate:  Medium acid, medium tannin, medium body. Black cherry, cinnamon, sweet tobacco, baking spice, black pepper.

Quality:  Excellent quality. Could age another 3 years, but it’s drinking nicely now. A bold, deep wine that balances fruit and complexity perfectly. Stiffer tannins than expected, but not overwhelmingly so.

Food Pairing:  Braised lamb shanks and garlic mashed potatoes, spaghetti with meatballs, roast beef with spicy horseradish sauce and root vegetables, veal chops with mushroom gravy, sausages and onions. 

Related Products

Back to Top