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GROUNDBREAKER RED 2016 VQA Niagara Peninsula
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer MEGALOMANIAC
Medium deep ruby red colour. Very attractive, slightly spicy, ripe plum-cherry-cassis puree nose with some cedary notes. Dry, medium to medium-light bodied, attractive, tangy, gently cedary, fresh ripe cassis-cherry-plum puree flavours with a lingering, very faintly off dry, fresh, high acid, bright, apple-lemon finish. Has 13.5% alcohol and 3 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. TONY ASPLER / 87.5-points - Red plum on the nose with a struck flint and barnyard note; medium-bodied, dry, firmly structured and somewhat tight at the moment. An interesting blend of Gamay, Pinot Noir Rose and Merlot Rose. CSPC 546572
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Joh How
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating **/**+(88 points)
Tangy, Spicy, Ripe
LCBO Text Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: Groundbreaker Red is a limited-edition wine produced to celebrate the grand opening of the Megalomaniac Winery Estate in Vineland, Ontario, and is made from a unique blend of Gamay, Pinot Noir Rosť and Merlot Rosť. It offers pretty strawberry, cherry and plum fruit along with evocative notes of cured meat and earth. Pair with charcuterie and mild cheeses. (Vintages panel, Sept. 2017) Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - March 17, 2018
Cases bought 119 (12 bottles per case)

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