Gray Monk Cabernet/Merlot 2013

We don’t get enough Okanagan wines in Ontario, so when I get a chance I jump in with both feet. Inky dark in color with a mild dark berry nose, about the only thing mild about this wine. On the mid palate the wine displays lovely black berries to match the nose, some nice mocha and oak. On the medium length finish the wine displays some lovely rich tannins and bold acidity. This is a slightly young wine, but I like my wines bigger anyway. I would give it an 88+ Very nice for the price. It should have some good longevity as well! The LCO say medium bodied and fruity? It’s a lot bigger than that would suggest IMHO. I would give it an 88+

From the LCBO web site:
Gray Monk Cabernet/Merlot 2013 — VINTAGES#: 464123
STYLE – Medium-bodied & Fruity
Celebrating its 45th year of vineyard operations in 2017, Gray Monk is the oldest family-owned winery in British Columbia. This blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot shows juicy cherry and plum with a touch of oak influence and supple tannins. Pair with barbecued lamb chops and bell peppers. (Vintages panel, March 2017)
Release Date:August 19, 2017
Alcohol/Vol 13.4% Made in:British Columbia, Canada By: Gray Monk Cellars Ltd. Sugar Content:2 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: XD – Extra Dry Style:Medium-bodied & Fruity

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