Red - Fortified

2012 Union by Generations Co. Ltd. Fortè

Red Blend

  • Canada
  • Ontario
  • Niagara Peninsula
  • Niagara Peninsula VQA
Drink between 2018 - 2032 (Edit)
CT89.7 3 reviews
2012
Label borrowed from 2007
2007
Label borrowed from 2007
2007

Community Tasting Notes 3

  • ChateauDutremble Likes this wine: 92 points

    February 7, 2020 - My last bottle of many since 2016...already great but even better!! An excellent vintage...delicious! Not too sweet, not too heavy, not too powerful...smooth and perfect balance of fruit and spices. Really enjoyable. Well-done with an excellent QPR. 92+

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  • ColinR wrote: 88 points

    June 29, 2017 - Garnet-crimson; dark chocolate, black cherries, blueberries, earth, floral; off-dry, cherry/berry, cocoa, toffee, medium body, good acidity, nice heat, grainy tannins, nice finish.
    Fruity, cocoa and toffee flavours with noticeable Cab Sauv component. Light with not a lot of structure but balanced and enjoyable. Would buy again.

  • Pegasys wrote: 89 points

    December 17, 2016 - This fortified wine is made with Merlot, Cabernets, and Shiraz grapes for Niagara Peninsula barrel-aged for six years. It is not your classic red Porto style dessert wine; rather it is a lighter, fragrant style on its own.

    Aromas of red fruit jams, pecan pie, and oxidized wine. The mouth feels surprising crisper than expected due to a good acidity, and the Bordeaux blend structure shows through the silky sweet flavours of caramel toffee, roated nuts, and fruit cake.

    1 person found this helpful Comments (4)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type Red - Fortified
  • Producer Union by Generations Co. Ltd.
  • Varietal Red Blend
  • Designation Fortè
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Canada
  • Region Ontario
  • SubRegion Niagara Peninsula
  • Appellation Niagara Peninsula VQA

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  • In Cellars 12 (55%)
  • Consumed 10 (45%)

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