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MERLOT 2016 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer BURROWING OWL
In France judging the 2020 Concours Mondial du Sauvignon. Here is Tony Asplerís review. Deep purple colour; lifted, spicy, cedary, black fruit nose with vanilla oak notes; medium to full-bodied, dry, elegant, , well-balanced, savoury, black plum flavour with ripe tannins; richly structured. Has 14.5% alcohol and 5 g/L residual sugar. The 2015 last appeared in Vintages (***) with 91-points on April 27, 2019 at $39.95 and was Recommended. CSPC 585737
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Wys Win
Country Canada
Region British Columbia
Rating ***(90 points)
Full, Rich, Ripe
LCBO Text Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: Rich and aromatic, delivering varietal black cherry, cedar and bell pepper aromas and flavors. A woodsy mushroom note develops as this matures. Offers a fine, spicy finish. Drink now. Score - 90 (Bruce Sanderson, winespectator.com, Nov. 15, 2019) Price $ 39.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - March 21, 2020
Cases bought 222 (12 bottles per case)

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