CREW Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

I last reviewed the Merlot from Crew and was impressed. This one is inky dark in color with a mild dark berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some big bold edgy black fruits, strong peppery notes, firm acidity, noticeable alcohol and super dry tannins. If your looking for a soft, elegant wine, meh, this ain’t for you 🙁 In some ways the wine reminds me of some of the big edgy Niagara reds of 10 years ago. I would give it an 87-88 … From the LCBO web site: Check stock:

Cabernet Sauvignon

750 mL bottle  |   VINTAGES#:  465187$22.95

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LENS has a warm growing season, and the area’s advantageous combination of the shallow waters of Lake Erie and its southerly position allows grapes ample opportunity to achieve full ripeness. This Cabernet is savoury and ripe, with redcurrant, plum, spice box and smoke, and will be great with lamb burgers or steak. (Vintages panel, April 2019)Read Less 


Release Date:May 30, 2020Bottle Size:750 mL bottleAlcohol/Vol:13.5%Made In:Ontario, CanadaBy:Colchester Ridge Estate Winery Inc.Sugar Content:3 g/LSweetness Descriptor:XD – Extra DryStyle:Medium-bodied & FruityVarietal:Cabernet SauvignonThis is a VQA wine

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