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NV Shalestone Vineyards Red Blends or Varietals "Red Legend"

Winery: Shalestone Vineyards

Vintage: NV

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Red Legend"

Wine Category: Red Blends or Varietals

Grape blend: 45% Cabernet Franc, 45% Merlot, & 10% Vincent

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Finger Lakes

State or country: NY

Price: $13

Cases produced: 300

KWG Score: 90 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93.99-90)

Review date: August 24, 2007

Wine Review: When visiting this all red wine focused winery on Lake Seneca, owner Kate Thomas told me this was their Wednesday wine. After trying it, I would say this very easy to drink wine could be your everyday wine. This wine opens with a mild light berry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is very well balanced, smooth, approachable, and had juicy cherry flavors. This wine finishes slightly dry and lingers for a while. This wine is a good food wine that would pair well with many foods. This is a great value wine that you would enjoy throughout the fall. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: In the toolbox it is the crescent wrench, in the kitchen it is the salt and pepper, and in a relationship it is the love. Red Legend gets it done. A healthy dose of Cabernet Franc and Merlot and whatever else is in the Shalestone cupboard.

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