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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer CREEKSIDE
A THIRD REPEAT of the recommended 2020 (**/**+) that was last released on March 4, 2023 at $17.95. Extremely deep intense purple colour. Intense, youthful, ripe, plummy, crancherry nose with some gently minerally notes. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, intense, gently grippy, fairly dense, ripe Damson plum flavours with a lingering, bright, faintly peppery, minerally, sandalwood finish. Try with a bbq steak. This blend of 50% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Cabernet Franc has 13.5% alcohol and 6 g/L residual sugar with a cork closure with lot number L052622 on the lower part of the glass bottle. CSPC 11851
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Tra Bev
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Bright, Dry, Nicely Structueed
LCBO Text Status
TASTING NOTE: Creekside Red Tractor 2020 is great value at $18. Produced from 50% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Cabernet Franc ... vinified and aged in small lots prior to the final blend. The wine is dry, mediumplus- bodied and concentrated with blackberry, spiced plum, wild herbs, chocolate and well-integrated toasty oak spice flavours juicy on the palate. So good now. Drink: 2023-2025. Best Value Wine. Score - 89 (nataliemaclean.com, March 4, 2023) Price $ 17.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - August 19, 2023
Cases bought 176 (12 bottles per case)

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