Stratus Red 2015, VQA Niagara On The Lake

Red Blend Red Blend
Ontario, Canada

$48.20 (131037)

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November 24, 2018
Stratus

Critic Reviews (3)

Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Harvested over a week's time in mid to late November from a warm if unremarkable vintage that followed a polar vortex...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

The latest Red release from Stratus, the customary Bordeaux-style blend led by cabernet sauvignon, is a sumptuous,...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This deeply coloured blend shows more richness and depth than most Niagara bottlings of similar status. The 2015...

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Jason Solanki
Jason Solanki

This blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, and Malbec has a rich, medium-high intensity nose of crushed blackberry, raspberry, and currant, with hints of floral and leather and well-integrated oak spice notes. It's medium-full bodied and nicely textured on the palate with structured and refined tannins that have some grip. Lovely aroma replays are well-balanced. Very good acidity. Some savoury nuances on the long finish. Approachable now, better in 1-2 years and drink to 2026. Tasted Nov/2018.

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