Creekside Laura's Red 2012, VQA Niagara Peninsula

Red Blend Red Blend
Ontario, Canada

$19.95 (117960)

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October 15, 2016

Critic Reviews (4)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

The excellent 2012 vintage was kind to Laura's Red, one of the better value "Bordeaux" blends in the market. It is...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

This is the best Laura's red yet with its lifted elegant nose of black cherry and blackberry fruit toned by mild...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

The richest, wealthiest and most lush Laura’s red to date. Constructed in high tones, big fruit and the most oak it...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A fine vintage for Laura, the 2012 is firm and dusty, ripe but controlled, with heaps of edgy tannin that should...

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Community Reviews (3)

Jason Solanki
Jason Solanki

Blend of 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot, 21% Cabernet Franc, 3% Syrah, 2% Malbec, 1% Petit Verdot. Medium intensity nose showing smoke, earth, black cherry and red currants. Medium+ bodied palate with nice complexity showing vanilla, mint, licorice, currant and cassis flavours. It has mouth-watering acids and a lingering finish. Delicious! Tasted June/2015.

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Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

A quality Ontario wine for under $20

Description: Dark ruby in colour with an intense nose. A fairly complex wine featuring cedar, black & red currants, black raspberry, cloves, cinnamon, dried herbs, mint, cassis, smoked Montreal meat, black pepper, leather and tomato leaves. Medium body with dry tannins, good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: None

Interesting Note: This shows the world that Ontario red wines can be of good quality at a reasonable price.

Drink now or in the next couple of years on its own or pair it with Lamb Chops in Moroccan BBQ Sauce.

Tasted: 18 July 2015

Best Buy

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 9/10, Total: 17.5+/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+

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