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Dona Paula Estate 'Seleccion de Bodega' Malbec, Gualtallary, Mendoza Argentina
93 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -631309
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WineScores' Review

Silky, woven, generous. Harvested from Dona Paula's estate in Gualtallary (at 1,350 meters [almost 4,430 ft] above sea level) the Uco Valley's Tupungato, it's a terroir with cool climate and mineral, rocky alluvial soils.
This is an outstanding Malbec, which has a plush nose laden with wild black and red berries, toasted spices and coffee, dried violets and tobacco with undertones of black chocolate and coconut husk. It's a powerful wine but the entry is silky; it is woven and has wonderful balance. It's a generous wine with a lengthy finish.
Pair with hard cheeses, roasted mushrooms or grilled meats.


Pairs great with Gone Crackers Parmesan & Rosemary
 
 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, GONE CRACKERS


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2023-04-12 11:32:30.0

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Dona Paula Estate Malbec, Uco Valley, Mendoza Argentina
89 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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SK: $20.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -631291

Ranking: 100.001793
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Dona Paula Estate 'High Altitude' Malbec, Uco Valley, Mendoza Argentina
92 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -631291

Ranking: 100.000935
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Dona Paula Estate 'High Altitude' Malbec, Uco Valley, Mendoza Argentina
89 Points

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Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -631291

Ranking: 100.00025
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Haywire Gamay, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -418061

Ranking: 65.001787
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Bodegas Bianchi 'Finca Los Primos' Malbec, San Rafael, Argentina
87 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -632919

Ranking: 65.001724
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Stoneboat Vineyards Pinotage, Okanagan Valley BC
88 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Oliver / Osoyoos
Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -383836

Ranking: 65.001649
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Vina Chela Reserve Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
89 Points

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Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -124040

Ranking: 65.001517
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Haywire Gamay Rose, Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -687103

Ranking: 65.001445
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Haywire Gamay, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -418061

Ranking: 65.001315
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Fort Berens Estate Winery Meritage, British Columbia
90 Points

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Region: British Columbia Fraser Canyon - Lillooet
Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -78113

Ranking: 65.001208
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Stoneboat Vineyards Winemaker's Blend Pinotage~Petit Verdot, Okanagan Valley BC
90 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Oliver / Osoyoos
Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -383836

Ranking: 65.000872
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Moon Curser Malbec, Okanagan Valley BC
90 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Oliver / Osoyoos
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -70300

Ranking: 65.000751
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Bodegas Bianchi 'Finca Los Primos' Cabernet Sauvignon, San Rafael, Argentina
88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -632919

Ranking: 65.000736
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Fort Berens Estate Winery Reserve Cabernet Franc, British Columbia
92 Points

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Region: British Columbia Fraser Canyon - Lillooet
Vintage: 2018
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Ranking: 65.000735
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Fort Berens Estate Winery Meritage, British Columbia
92 Points

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Region: British Columbia Fraser Canyon - Lillooet
Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -78113

Ranking: 65.000539
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Moon Curser Malbec, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Oliver / Osoyoos
Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -70300

Ranking: 65.000494
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Fort Berens Estate Winery Meritage, British Columbia
90 Points

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Region: British Columbia Fraser Canyon - Lillooet
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -78113

Ranking: 65.000338
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Fort Berens Estate Winery Reserve Cabernet Franc, Lillooet, BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Fraser Canyon - Lillooet
Vintage: 2020
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Moon Curser Malbec, Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -70300

Ranking: 65.00006
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Road 13 Rose, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -357327

Ranking: 63.001825
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Moon Curser 'Dead of Night', Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Oliver / Osoyoos
Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -806117

Ranking: 63.001622
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Moon Curser 'Contraband' Syrah, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -231209

Ranking: 63.001585
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Moon Curser 'Contraband' Syrah, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -231209

Ranking: 63.001443
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Moon Curser Syrah, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -91843

Ranking: 63.001437
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Road 13 Honest John's Rose, Okanagan Valley BC
88 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -357327

Ranking: 63.001271
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Road 13 Rose, Golden Mile Bench, Okanagan Valley BC
88 Points

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Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -357327

Ranking: 63.001235
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Beringer Cabernet Sauvignon, Knights Valley Sonoma California
94 Points

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Region: California Napa Valley
Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -352583

Ranking: 63.000993
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Moon Curser 'Dead of Night', Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -806117

Ranking: 63.000972
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Moon Curser Syrah, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -91843

Ranking: 63.000865
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Moon Curser 'Dead of Night', Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -806117

Ranking: 63.000621
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Moon Curser Syrah, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Oliver / Osoyoos
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -91843

Ranking: 63.000476
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Moon Curser 'Contraband' Syrah, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -231209

Ranking: 63.000352
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Road 13 Rose, Golden Mile Bench, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -357327

Ranking: 63.00032
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Moon Curser 'Contraband' Syrah, Okanagan Valley BC
90 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -231209

Ranking: 63.000272
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Moon Curser Syrah, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Oliver / Osoyoos
Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -91843

Ranking: 63.000006
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Clos du Soleil 'Signature', Similkameen Valley, British Columbia
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Similkameen Valley DVA
Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -866038

Ranking: 61.001802
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Clos du Soleil 'Signature', Similkameen Valley, British Columbia
93 Points

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Region: British Columbia Similkameen Valley DVA
Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -866038

Ranking: 61.001023
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Belle Glos Pinot Noir 'Clark & Telephone', Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara, Calif.
92 Points

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Region: California Sonoma Coast
Vintage: 2019
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BC: $62.99
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -243956

Ranking: 61.000936
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Trapiche Broquel Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
89 Points

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Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -396218

Ranking: 61.000657
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Clos du Soleil 'Signature', Similkameen Valley, British Columbia
94 Points

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Region: British Columbia Similkameen Valley DVA
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -866038

Ranking: 61.000451
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Clos du Soleil 'Signature', Similkameen Valley, British Columbia
93 Points

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Region: British Columbia Similkameen Valley DVA
Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -866038

Ranking: 61.00009
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Clos du Soleil 'Signature', Similkameen Valley, British Columbia
94 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -866038

Ranking: 61.000056
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Lake Sonoma Winery Dry Creek Zinfandel, Sonoma County California
92 Points

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Region: California Sonoma
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -355719

Ranking: 59.00175
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Bodegas Atalaya 'Laya' Alamansa Spain
90 Points

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Region: Spain Jumilla
Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -189902

Ranking: 59.001696
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Seven Terraces Pinot Noir, Canterbury New Zealand
91 Points

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Region: New Zealand Marlborough
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -893826

Ranking: 59.00163
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Lake Sonoma Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County California
92 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -355719

Ranking: 59.001616
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Seven Terraces Pinot Noir, Canterbury New Zealand
91 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -893826

Ranking: 59.001467
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Yalumba 'Sanctum' Cabernet Sauvignon, Coonawarra, South Australia
91 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 59.001464
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Gnarly Head Old Vine Zin, Lodi California
89 Points

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Region: California Lodi
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -297929

Ranking: 59.001284
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Hester Creek 'Limited Edition The Judge', Golden Mile Bench, Okanagan Valley, BC
93 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -133124

Ranking: 59.001251
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Gnarly Head Chardonnay, California
88 Points

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Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -297929

Ranking: 59.001145
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Fort Berens Estate Winery Reserve Meritage, British Columbia
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Fraser Canyon - Lillooet
Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -78113

Ranking: 59.001054
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Lake Sonoma Winery Pinot Noir, Sonoma County California
92 Points

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Region: California Sonoma
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -355719

Ranking: 59.00099
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Hester Creek Cabernet Franc 'Old Vine', Golden Mile Bench, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -467332

Ranking: 59.000899
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Lake Sonoma Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County California
91 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -355719

Ranking: 59.000889
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Fort Berens Estate Winery Reserve Meritage, British Columbia
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Fraser Canyon - Lillooet
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -78113

Ranking: 59.000784
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Fort Berens Estate Winery Reserve Meritage, Lillooet, BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Fraser Canyon - Lillooet
Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -78113

Ranking: 59.000674
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Hester Creek 'Limited Edition The Judge', Golden Mile Bench, Okanagan Valley, BC
90 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -133124

Ranking: 59.00059
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Lake Sonoma Winery Dry Creek Zinfandel, Sonoma County California
91 Points

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Region: California Sonoma
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -355719

Ranking: 59.000571
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Yalumba 'Samuel's Collection' Shiraz, Barossa Valley, Australia
91 Points

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Region: South Australia Barossa Valley
Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -596049

Ranking: 59.000465
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