2014 Stratus Merlot

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Growing Conditions

2014's growing season was a little slow off the mark, with a cold spring that delayed budbreak. Unseasonably cool in the summer, we had slow maturation of both whites and reds. The year was looking very favourable for fresh whites with cool-climate character, then a very warm September / October arrived to finally mature the reds. Picking very late in the fall rewarded us with fully ripe reds with beautiful acidity and red fruit character.

Details

Varieties
Merlot
Vintage
2014
Body
medium
Region
VQA Niagara Lakeshore
Winemaker
J-L Groux
Alcohol
13.5%
Bottle size
750 mL
Serving Temperature
20 °C
Drinking Window
2018 - 2024
Harvest Date
November 05, 2014
Cooperage
601 days in French oak │ 25% new