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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer IRONSTONE
This is the 32nd appearance of this Lodi red in Vintages since July 12, 2004. Only twice in all these years did it ever score a high 87.5-points. It was mostly 86 to 87 points. Here is a previous note: Deep intense purple colour. Very spicy, cedary, baked cherry-plum-apple purée nose. Fairly dry, medium bodied, quite well structured, very juicy, spicy, plum-cherry puree flavours with a faintly sweetish, somewhat cedary, very spicy, slightly mocha-chocolate-tinged finish. This crowd-pleasing, entry level red has 13.5% alcohol and 5 g/L residual sugar . CSPC 537597
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Lif Win
Country USA
Region California
Rating **(87.5 points)
Spicy, Juicy, Ripe
LCBO Text Status
TASTING NOTE: Ironstone's ability to produce high-quality Californian wines at approachable prices has made them a Vintages customer favourite. This classy Cab is ripe and rich, with cassis, blackberry, herbs, spice and smoke. A great choice for a range of grilled foods; try it with lamb, steak, or slow-cooked ribs. Price $ 17.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - January 8, 2022
Cases bought 1676 (12 bottles per case)

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