Jackson Triggs Niagara Estate Grand Reserve Red Meritage 2011, VQA Niagara Peninsula

Meritage Meritage
Ontario, Canada

$24.95 (594002)

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May 10, 2014

Critic Reviews (1)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

The 2011s in Niagara are lighter and paler than the 2010s or 2012s, but when well-made and not too washed out or...

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Brad Royale
Brad Royale

A blend of Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. The oak use here is noticeable with toasted rye bread, brown flower and sunflower seed shells and presently it sits a little on top of the savory red fruits just below. The oak becomes a little more integrated on the palate with poppy seeds and cherry pits with a leaner tannin structure. The finish smooths out offering dark cherries and breakfast tea with milk. A little time in the cellar will help the wine integrate, and it should prove to be a savory drop in a few years.

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