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FAMILY TREE RED 2015 VQA Ontario
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer HENRY OF PELHAM
Extremely deep intense purple colour. Intense, spicy, ripe plum-black cherry puree nose with some faintly smoky, very cedary notes. Dry, medium-full bodied, plummy, crancherry flavours with a lingering, crisp, very cedary, high acid finish. This blend of Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Baco Noir was aged for 17 months in 65% French oak and 35% American oak. It has 13.5% alcohol and 5 g/L residual sugar. The recommended best buy 2014 (**+) was released on September 2, 2017 at $18.95. CSPC 247882
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Hen Pel
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating **+(89 points)
Dense, Cedary, Ripe, Tangy
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: This is a ripe, savoury, complex blend of Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and one of Pelham's great specialties, Baco Noir. It was aged for 17 months in 65% French oak and 35% American oak. The resulting wine offers blackberry, plum, strawberry, smoke, leather and spice, with a hint of black pepper. Pour this with grilled pork ribs or a hearty lamb stew. (Vintages panel, Aug. 2017) Price $ 18.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - April 28, 2018
Cases bought 119 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:    - Poor   * Very Basic     *+ OK    ** Good    **/**+ Very Good    **+ Excellent    *** Outstanding    ***+ Superb

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