Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Clearance Wine Quickie: Toasted Head Merlot 2015

Toasted Head Merlot 2015

Flashback February on the blog still has one more day left to go but this was marked down to a ridiculous price so I figured why not?  Cherry in color with aromas of plums, blackberries, vanilla, and cocoa powder. On the palate it's sweet and flabby with flavors of plums, cherry syrup, and pencil. Blah. Toasted Head is very clearly not owned by the Giguiere's anymore (who sold it and created Matchbook, which I love). If I wanted some sugar berry wine of jug quality I'd take CR Fortissimo over this Merlot every day of the week.
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