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DIAMOND RED BLEND 2018 California
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA
NEW in Vintages, this fruit-driven blend of 33% Petit Verdot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14%, Alicante Bouschet and 27% other vaieties has just landed at the LCBO. It has a deep intense purple colour and a vibrant, fruit-driven nose with juicy, plum-cherry-raspberry purée fruit along with some gentle cedary notes. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, nicely structured, well balanced, bright, ripe, plum-cherry-raspberry fruit along with a tangy, lingering, fairly high acid, slightly cedary finish. It has 13.5% alcohol and 6. g/L residual sugar with lot number 13621-12:25L3 on the lower part of the glass bottle. CSPC 22593
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country USA
Region California
Rating ***(90 points)
Juicy, Bright, Slightly Cedary, Ripe
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: This blend comprises Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Alicante Bouschet, Zinfandel, Petite Sirah and Syrah, showcasing just some of the diversity found across California's vineyards. It spent one year in French oak and is bold, floral and vibrant, with brightly arrayed fruit led by strawberry and raspberry with plum and oak spice in support. A versatile food wine that will have a broad appeal. Price $ 28.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - January 22, 2022
Cases bought 503 (12 bottles per case)

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