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|CROWN LAND RED 2015 VQA Niagara-on-the-Lake
|Vintage Assessments Tasting Note
|Deep intense purple colour. Herbal, dusty, pickle-tinged, stewed plum-apple nose with some sweet and sour notes. Dry, medium to medium-light bodied, bitter, sour, dusty flavours with a lingering, fairly bitter, doughy, caraway-seed finish. Based on Cabernet Franc with 16 months in oak, this critter has 13.5% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar. You can safely ignore the tasting note appearing in the Vintages Catalogue.
||Red Table Wine
|TASTING NOTE: John Hare and partners opened The Hare in late 2016, with a dramatic red brick, zen space astride 20 acres on Highway 55 (the wines are made off-site).There are three tiers - Jack Rabbit, Crownland and Frontier. This cab franc-merlot blend has a nicely lifted, classic and pretty nose of raspberry, pepper, herbs and light oak. It is medium weight, quite smooth and deep with some oak richness. Very good to excellent length. Tasted March 2018. Score - 90 (David Lawrason, winealign.com, April 4, 2018)
||vintages release - May 26, 2018
||55 (12 bottles per case)
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