Stratus Red 2008, VQA Niagara On The Lake, Niagara Peninsula

Red Blend Red Blend
Ontario, Canada

$44.20 (131037)

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91 pts
5
November 12, 2011
Stratus

Critic Reviews (3)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Stratus' late harvest strategy paid off handsomely here in 2008, one of the few Ontario wineries to have both ripe...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Winemaker JL Groux has been crafting Bordeaux blends for almost twenty years in Niagara and his experience in...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

http://www.winealign.com/wines/21115-Stratus-Red-2008 "gives J-L reason to quip, “a cool year so therefore Cab Franc...

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Community Reviews (2)

Vladimir Torres
Vladimir Torres

These guys (Stratus) persuaded me that you could achieve excellence in Ontario with their 2007. The remarkable thing here is that under challenging conditions they pulled it off in 2008 again!
To be enjoyed with local pride!

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Robert Kischuk
Robert Kischuk

One of the few 2008 Niagara reds that I bought 'in bulk' and have tasted several times. Tried another today...full of flavor and tannins, but easily matches with food.
I will save the rest as DL suggests and try the rest 2014-2018...if the promising flavors meld as it mellows this will be a show-stopper in a few years.

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