Nothing Takes a Kick at the Can Quite Like a Wildass!
After all these years, our Wildass has found a new home...
Raspberries, with hints of strawberry and juicy cranberry, dominate the nose, and a light sense of cedar leaf and dusty limestone that recedes slightly as the wine warms and grows in the glass (or can!).
Seductive raspberry fruit on the barely off-dry palate gives the wine a delicious glossiness and there’s a lovely redcurrant pastille quality that rises on the midpalate and carries through the summery finish. A true crowd pleaser.
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Weather conditions across Ontario for 2019 had cooler and wetter periods than normal but overall the season was good. The budbreak in most areas had a slight delay, however the sunny autumn drew out the end of the season. January started off mild but was a month full of significant weather events including extreme cold and heavy snowfall, which continued throughout February, while the rapid thaw in March was the major weather story of the spring. Significant snow melt led to high water levels for the start of the growing season. June brought summer weather with normal temperatures across Ontario and the growing season got under way. Flowering occurred quickly as the grapevines accelerated to make up for the late start. July was warm and sunny, punctuated by three short but intense heat waves, complemented by high humidity across southeastern and southwestern Ontario. Two significant rainfalls occurred in the month, maintaining soil moisture and supporting developing vines. August was warm and intermittently stormy, leading into a comparatively quiet September, cool with some rain – but bringing decent conditions to finish off the summer and begin the harvest season.
- Cabernet Sauvignon
- VQA Niagara-on-the-Lake
- J-L Groux
- Bottle size
- 200 mL
- Serving Temperature
- 14 °C
- Drinking Window
- 2020 - 2022