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CMS 2018 Columbia Valley
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer HEDGES
Not quite new in Vintages. This distinctive blend of 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Syrah and 8% Merlot has an extremely deep very intense purple colour. The nose shows lots of gently fruity, ripe, plum-cherry purée fruit with a touch citrus and buttered toast. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, harmonious, slightly spicy, ripe, plummy-black-cherry fruit flavours with a lingering, bright, attractive, mellow finish. Has 14% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar. The recommended 2016 (**+) was released on May 2, 2020 at $26.95 (#948992). CSPC 20491
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country USA
Region Washington State
Rating ***(91 points)
Ripe, Harmonious, Nicely Strctured
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Currants, plums, pomegranate, mixed peppercorns and toasted nuts on the nose. It's mediumbodied with tight-grained tannins and bright acidity. Tangy peel and rust notes on the finish ... Drink or hold. Score - 91 (jamessuckling.com, July 12, 2021) Price $ 29.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - October 2, 2021
Cases bought 167 (12 bottles per case)

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