Mercator Upper Ridge Marquette 2020
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Mercator Vineyards is a 40-acre site, situated on a bluff directly overlooking the Acadian Dykelands. It is influenced by the nearby Minas Basin, with its rising and falling tides. Immense volumes of relatively cold water move in and out of the Basin on a daily basis, bringing with it cool breezes that help keep Mercator's vineyards cool, our grapes healthy and to help in the retention of aromatics and acidity that develop in the grapes throughout the growing season.
Upper Ridge Marquette:
A nose of cranberry and bright fresh red fruits such as strawberry and raspberry with a hint of vanilla.
Black cherry, blackberry and cranberry on the palate. Well balanced with soft tannins.
Pair with chocolate, BBQ foods, pizza or tomato-based pastas.
Dark ruby in color with moderate tannins, Similar to a ripe Pinot Noir or Gamay Noir.
Aged 13 months in French Oak barrels.