I’ve had this one over a number of years and it has been consistently very good. Dark in color with a nice dark cherry nose, along with some oak coming through. On the mid palate the wine displays lovely black cherries and some subtle blueberry notes. The fruit is quite vibrant without being fruity. On the medium length finish the wine displays lovely smooth tannins and the black cherry notes live on nicely. It’s lovely and dry … This is a well made red … I would give it an 88+. We had it with steaks and it went perfectly! This is a belnd of 40% Merlot, 35% syrah, 15% cab franc, 5% cab sauv and 5% baco noir.
From the LCBO web site:
Henry of Pelham Family Tree Red 2015 — VINTAGES#: 247882
STYLE – Medium-bodied & Fruity
This is a ripe, savoury, complex blend of Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and one of Pelham’s great specialties, Baco Noir. It was aged for 17 months in 65% French oak and 35% American oak. The resulting wine offers blackberry, plum, strawberry, smoke, leather and spice, with a hint of black pepper. Pour this with grilled pork ribs or a hearty lamb stew. (Vintages panel, Aug. 2017) $18.95
Release Date:April 28, 2018
Alcohol/Vol 13.5%Made in:Ontario, Canada By:Henry Of Pelham Family Est. Winery Sugar Content: 5 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: XD – Extra Dry