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2017 Reserve Meritage

2017 Reserve Meritage
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SKU: 228715
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Red Blend
Appellation
Okanagan Falls
Residual Sugar
2.5
Alcohol %
14.6
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
This voluptuous Meritage presents pleasing aromas of rich black fruit, tobacco, dark chocolate and a subtle earthiness. Flavours of cassis, licorice and spice are underpinned by well-integrated oak and a long finish. Firm tannins grace this wine with a cellaring potential of 8-10 years.
Ratings
92 Points Michael Godel, Wine Align 92 Points, David Lawrason, Wine Align
Vineyard Notes
Merlot - clone 118 (planted in 1986), unknown (planted in 1999), Cabernet Sauvignon - unknown (planted in 1986, one of the oldest blocks of Cabernet Sauvignon in the valley. Trellis system: Geneva Double Curtain (GDC), Vertical shoot Position (VSP)
Winemaker Notes
De-stemmed and crushed Fermentation kept between 25 °C and 28 °C - 15 months in French & American barrels: 75% French, 25% American; 40% new oak.
Food Pairing Notes
Grilled Lamb, Portobello Mushrooms, Blue cheese, Dark Chocolate Desserts
Other Notes
644 cases produced
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