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CROWN LAND RED 2015 VQA Niagara-on-the-Lake
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer THE HARE
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. CSPC 546804
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Har Win
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating */*+(83 points)
Bitter, Herbal
LCBO Text Status
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) Price $ 25.50
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - May 26, 2018
Cases bought 55 (12 bottles per case)

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