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VQA Ridge Red

VQA Ridge Red Wine Details
Price: $9.95 per bottle

Description: Medal Winner-All Canadian W.C. 2005. The popular, full-bodied, Ridge Red is the Erie Shore Vineyard blend of Baco Noir and Chambourcin. The full bodied character of Baco Noir is softened by the fruitiness of Chambourcin giving pleasant, full berry and current flavours and bouquet. Matched with grilled or roast red meats, lamb, dark, poultry, pizza, tomato based pasta's and cheeses.

Varietal Definition
A french-american hybrid used to make red wines with fruity flavors and some herbaceousness. Grown in the cooler regions of Eastern U.S. and Canada. Decreasing acreages also found in Europe; due to stringent European Union rules these varieties cannot be blended with traditional varieties.
Baco Noir:
BA french-american hybrid grape used to make an intense red wine regarded by some as a good substitute for Cabernet Sauvignon . Capable of aging, its origins trace to the Folle Blanche and a native American strain of grape. Extensively grown in the cool northern regions of N. America.


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