TIME Estate Winery 2012 Meritage Red - 89pts

TIME Estate Winery 2012 Meritage Red (Black Sage Bench) Okanagan Valley - BC

: Select VQA and BCLDB stores
Cost: $29.99
Alcohol: 13.7%

Production: 400 cases
Date Tasted: May 4th, 2015


Tasting Notes: Has a little more bite than its vineyard and vintage cousin, the Cabernet Sauvignon-driven McWatters Collection Meritage, with more tannins and acidity creating an engaging mouth feel to ground the juicy, berry-infused palate. The Time Estate version is a Right Bank inspired blend of 60% Merlot, 29% Cabernet Sauvignon and 11% Cabernet Franc with intense, blue-fruit purée aromas supported by dry herbs, mocha and warm oak notes. Still an early-to-mid-range drinker to enjoy while your other blends incubate. 
Drink now-2018.
 - Liam Carrier ©copyright 2015 IconWines.ca

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