BACO NOIR 2021
Notes of purple plum, fig and baking spices are met with aromas of toasted oak and cranberry jelly. As the profile opens up complex aromas of raisin, licorice and cedar compliment the bouquet. The aromas carry to the palate with a bright acidity, integrated tannin and oaky finish.
Hamburgers, chili (with or without meat), beef short ribs, smoky BBQ, vegetable ratatouille.
Baco Noir is a Folle blanche x V.riparia hybrid variety. It is widely planted in Ontario and almost unique to the province. A full flavoured grape that is used to produce dry table wines, it commonly produces deep dark pigmented red wines. Flavour profiles of the wines range from rich dark fruit, currant, spice, leather and can produce big earthy reds.
After a day working with Baco it shows! This deeply pigmented wine is always exciting to work with. It is often temperamental and demands a lot of attention. It has a delicate balance with its acidity and seems to have two distinct characteristics of with earthy forest or dark fruit and berries.