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GOSSIP 2013 BC VQA British Columbia
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer BACKYARD VINEYARDS
Deep dense intense purple colour. Deceased, dusty, oxidized, baked plum nose with lots of cedary notes. Very dry, medium to medium-full bodied, intense, dusty, cooked plum flavours with a lingering, bitter, somewhat herbal, cedary finish. Tasted twice. This fading blend of 56% Merlot, 37% Cabernet Franc, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Syrah has 14% alcohol and 6 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure. CSPC 542233
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Kir Woo
Country Canada
Region British Columbia
Rating */*+(84 points)
Oxidized, Baked Plum
LCBO Text Status
Gold Medal winner at the 2017 Pacific Rim Wine Competition. TASTING NOTE: It is 56% Merlot, 37% Cabernet Franc, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Syrah. There are aromas of vanilla and cherry; flavours of black cherry and black currant. The long ripe tannins make this eminently quaffable. Score - 89 (John Schreiner, johnschreiner.blogspot.com, Aug. 14, 2017) Price $ 29.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - March 3, 2018
Cases bought 111 (12 bottles per case)

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