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Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars 'Block 19-Wild Terrain' Pinot Noir, Okanagan Falls, BC
93 Points

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One of a trio of single block Pinot Noirs Blue Mountain has recently released, this one hails from vines planted on a steep wind and sun-exposed site with loamy sand soils. Spicy and herbal with sour cherry and tart wild berries and tealeaf aromas it morphs into a tightly wound, more focused and austere palate. Impressive acidity and fine sooty tannins round it out.
The Block 14-Gravel Force: Is my favourite of the trio, while the structure shows its firmer soils, the aromas are outstanding and very pretty. Expect juicy cherries and raspberries, dried violets and star anise aromas to roll into a palate that enters with suppleness, then grows more spicy and firm. The tannins here are the most telling; firm and textural but they will smooth out with time.

The Block 23-Riverflow: Spicy, savoury and salty with tart wild berries, smoked spices, forest floor and bittersweet cocoa aromas. Powerful in structure with a silky texture and masculine leaning, it is however, also well balanced and stylish with distinct bacon fat flavours.


 
Recommended Pairings
Good First Impressions, Cellar Keepers, French Food


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2019-10-03 10:31:00.0

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -802280

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -209023

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