Thirty Bench Winemaker's Blend Red 2015, VQA Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment

Red Blend Red Blend
Ontario, Canada

$24.20 (320986)

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90 pts
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December 09, 2017

Critic Reviews (3)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is one of the better "Bordeaux blends" of the vintage, a wine with good colour, structure and balance that...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A smoky, fresh coffee, barrel-influenced Bordeaux blend here (high quality wood), with impressive depth and density,...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

The Thirty Bench Red is quite sizeable in 2015, with iron notes that take this boldly where it has rarely gone...

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Community Reviews (1)

D Dub
D Dub

If you're a fan of Ontario Cab Franc (as I am), this is a must try with 75% in the mix for 2015. It's definitely drinkable already, but I found the 2nd glass to be better so I'd open it up to let it breathe or decant for an hour next time. Should be a good one to hang on to until 2020+ as I'm sure it will improve quite well. I added +1 point because dollar for dollar the Winemaker's Blend consistently punches above it's weight and is possibly the best value in Ontario for the "Bordeaux Blends"

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