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Chateau Canada Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon, Bordeaux Superieur, France
90 Points

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Vintage: 2014
BC: $17.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -550160
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WineScores' Review

Brooding, firm, intense.
The back label tells explains the name of this estate was thanks to a Frenchman who once owned it. He had spent time in Canada some two hundred years ago and was so taken with it he brought the name home.
The Chateau is located 15 kilometers north of Bordeaux.
This vintage shows distinct aromas of pencil shavings, black currents and plums, leather and cocoa, espresso and an underlying note of roasted green bell peppers. The palate is chocolaty and brooding, the vintage showing positively after several less than quality ones. Firm and intense, ripe and rich, with fine but textural tannins.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Cheese - Hard/Aged, French Food

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2017-05-29 18:35:40.0


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