Stratus Red 2012, VQA Niagara On The Lake

Red Blend Red Blend
Ontario, Canada

$44.20 (131037)

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91 pts
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April 01, 2017
Stratus

Critic Reviews (5)

Michael Godel
Michael Godel

The Stratus Red 2012 resides both in a virtuoso’s hollow and in a pantheon inhabited by some of Niagara’s great reds....

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

An impressive Bordeaux style blend that would be equally at home in Tuscany, with its high-toned, floral and...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

From one of the best vintages of the decade, this is still not showy but very nicely contained, complex and balanced,...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Dense and chewy tannins are in abundant supply on the dark and voluminous palate of this iconic Niagara red blend....

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Marc Chapleau
Marc Chapleau

Niagara red with a dark purplish color and a very pronounced woodiness, both in the mouth and nose. The matter is...

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Community Reviews (4)

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Jason Solanki
Jason Solanki

Served decanted, this is highly aromatic, offering nicely perfumed bramble, cran-cherry, floral, and sweet baking spice aromas. It's full-bodied with dusty, refined tannins and lovely aroma replays. It has juicy acids, very good tannic structure for ageing, and excellent length on the finish. An elegant wine from a highly prized vintage. Bordeaux blend. Will be better in a few years. Tasted Oct/2016.

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