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Hester Creek 'Selected Barrels' Cabernet~Merlot, Golden Mile, Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2018
Price:
Winery: $20.0

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WineScores' Review

Modern, generous, oaky.
Made from Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon with Merlot, this scented red doles out vanillin oak, black cherries, mocha and licorice aromas that morph into a palate with generous fruit, along with fine spice and oak flavours. It has grippy tannins, and a bitter finish of tealeaf and charred cocoa.


 
Recommended Pairings
Barbeque, Game Day Wines


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Wine Scores reviewed - 2019-12-20 19:15:36.0

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Hester Creek 'Selected Barrels' Cabernet~Merlot, Golden Mile, Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2017
Price:
Winery: $20.0

BC CSPC:
Ranking: 98.000941
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Bodega La Rural 'La Vuelta' Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
87 Points

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Region:
Vintage: 2020
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AB: $15.0 + price will vary
BC Private Wine Stores: $17.0 + price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -188540

Ranking: 94.001032
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Achaval Ferrer Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
93 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC Private Wine Stores: $28.0 +price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -463687

Ranking: 94.000943
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Cellar Hand 'Punch Down Red', Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC Private Wine Stores: $25.0 + price will vary
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 65.000974
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Domaine Jean Bousquet Malbec, Tupungato, Mendoza Argentina
89 Points

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Region:
Vintage: 2018
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BC: $15.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -807263

Ranking: 65.000348
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Luis Segundo Correas 'Valle Las Acequias' Malbec~Syrah, Mendoza Argentina
90 Points

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Region:
Vintage: 2016
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BC Private Wine Stores: $20.0 +price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -243360

Ranking: 63.001801
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Hester Creek Character Red, Okanagan Valley BC
88 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2019
Price:
BC: $19.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -158311

Ranking: 63.001529
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Hester Creek Character Red, Golden Mile Bench, Okanagan Valley BC
87 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2018
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BC: $18.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -158311

Ranking: 63.001492
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Langmeil 'Steadfast' Shiraz~Cabernet, Barossa Valley Australia
91 Points

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Region:
Vintage: 2017
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BC: $28.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -109155

Ranking: 63.00146
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Poplar Grove Merlot, Okanagan Valley, BC
90 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Naramata / Penticton
Vintage: 2017
Price:
Winery: $26.0

BC CSPC:
Ranking: 28.001165
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Tom Gore Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, California
89 Points

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Region:
Vintage: 2018
Price:
BC: $19.99
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -541094

Ranking: 28.00108
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Upper Bench Estate Winery Merlot, Naramata Bench BC
89 Points

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Region: British Columbia Naramata Bench
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -673004

Ranking: 28.001077
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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 Private Wine Stores: $32.0 + price will vary
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -78113

Ranking: 28.001058
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Tommasi 'Arele' Parziale Appassimento, Veneto Italy
91 Points

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Region:
Vintage: 2016
Price:
BC: $21.79
MB : $20.55
ON: $18.0
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -203539

Ranking: 28.001009
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Lake Sonoma Winery Pinot Noir, Sonoma County California
92 Points

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Region: California Sonoma
Vintage: 2018
Price:
BC: $30.0 +price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -355719

Ranking: 63.000998
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Ca' Momi Rosso di Napa, Napa Valley California
88 Points

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Region: California Napa Valley
Vintage: 2017
Price:
BC: $19.99 vintage arrives early 2020

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -618509

Ranking: 28.000954
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Lake Sonoma Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County California
92 Points

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Region: California Sonoma
Vintage: 2018
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AB: $30.0 + price will vary
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ON: $29.95 consignment
Quebec: $33.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -355719

Ranking: 63.0009
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Hester Creek Character Red, Okanagan Valley BC
88 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2020
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BC: $18.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -158311

Ranking: 24.000825
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Road 13 Syrah~Malbec, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2017
Price:
Winery: $37.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -843995

Ranking: 28.000801
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Kaiken 'Seleccion Especial' Malbec , Mendoza, Argentina
90 Points

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Region:
Vintage: 2018
Price:
BC: $15.99 BCLS exclusive

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -578690

Ranking: 63.000726
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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
Price:
BC Private Wine Stores: $38.0 + price will vary
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -78113

Ranking: 28.000675
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Lake Sonoma Winery Dry Creek Zinfandel, Sonoma County California
92 Points

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Region: California Sonoma
Vintage: 2018
Price:
BC: $25.99
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -355719

Ranking: 63.000569
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Luis Segundo Correas 'Valle Las Acequias' Malbec Oak, Mendoza Argentina
93 Points

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Region:
Vintage: 2015
Price:
BC: $24.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -466722

Ranking: 63.000494
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Poplar Grove Cabernet Franc, Okanagan Valley, BC
91 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Naramata / Penticton
Vintage: 2017
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BC: $37.99

BC CSPC:
Ranking: 28.000493
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Painted Rock Cabernet Sauvignon, Skaha Bench, Okanagan Valley BC
90 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 28.000489
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Upper Bench Estate Winery Merlot, Naramata Bench BC
92 Points

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Region: British Columbia Naramata Bench
Vintage: 2017
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BC Private Wine Stores: $40.0 + price will vary
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -673004

Ranking: 28.00041
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Tom Gore Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, California
89 Points

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Region:
Vintage: 2017
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ON: $19.95

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -541094

Ranking: 28.000379
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Poplar Grove 'CSM', Okanagan Valley, BC
92 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Naramata / Penticton
Vintage: 2016
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Winery: $31.0

BC CSPC:
Ranking: 28.000304
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Langmeil 'Valley Floor' Shiraz, Barossa Valley Australia
93 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC: $34.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -56440

Ranking: 28.000141
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Sumac Ridge Estate Winery 'Private Reserve' Cabernet~Merlot, Okanagan Valley BC
88 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Peachland / Summerland
Vintage: 2019
Price:
AB: $15.0 + price will vary
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MB : $15.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -214767

Ranking: 28.000012
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Moon Curser Malbec, Okanagan Valley BC
90 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Oliver / Osoyoos
Vintage: 2017
Price:
BC Private Wine Stores: $31.0 + price will vary
Winery: $31.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -70300

Ranking: 22.001803
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Time Winery Syrah, Okanagan Valley BC
93 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2016
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Winery: $35.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -835090

Ranking: 22.001752
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Fort Berens Estate Winery Meritage, British Columbia
90 Points

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Region: British Columbia Fraser Canyon - Lillooet
Vintage: 2018
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BC Private Wine Stores: $28.0 + price will vary
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -78113

Ranking: 22.001745
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Bodegas Bianchi 'Finca Los Primos' Malbec, San Rafael, Argentina
87 Points

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Region:
Vintage: 2019
Price:
BC: $12.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -632919

Ranking: 57.001735
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Escorihuela '1884' Estate Grown Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
91 Points

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Region:
Vintage: 2018
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AB: $18.0 + price will vary
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -770925

Ranking: 22.00161
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Robert Mondavi Winery 'Oakville' Cabernet Franc, Napa Valley California
90 Points

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Vintage: 2015
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BC: $60.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -70203

Ranking: 26.001577
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Upper Bench Estate Winery Merlot, Naramata Bench, Okanagan Valley, BC
90 Points

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Region: British Columbia Naramata Bench
Vintage: 2017
Price:
BC Private Wine Stores: $30.0 + price will vary
Winery: $28.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -687566

Ranking: 22.001573
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Moon Curser Petit Verdot, Okanagan Valley BC
90 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Oliver / Osoyoos
Vintage: 2016
Price:
Winery: $31.0 winery only

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -20982

Ranking: 61.001571
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The Grinder Pinotage, Western Cape South Africa
88 Points

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Region:
Vintage: 2018
Price:
BC: $13.99
NB: $15.29
ON: $13.95
Quebec: $15.25

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -883991

Ranking: 22.001479
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CedarCreek Estate Winery 'Aspect Collection' Block 4 Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Kelowna
Vintage: 2018
Price:
Winery: $65.0 Wine Club Exclusice

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -464628

Ranking: 65.001475
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CedarCreek 'Platinum' Block 4 Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Kelowna
Vintage: 2016
Price:
BC: $45.0 + price will vary
Winery: $44.95

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -464628

Ranking: 65.001455
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Robin Ridge Merlot, Similkameen Valley BC
90 Points

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Region:
Vintage: 2014
Price:
Winery: $18.5 +price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -276014

Ranking: 22.001433
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Escorihuela '1884' Estate Grown Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
91 Points

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Region:
Vintage: 2017
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AB: $18.0 + price will vary
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -770925

Ranking: 22.001431
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Escorihuela '1884' Estate Grown Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
89 Points

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Region:
Vintage: 2020
Price:
AB: $16.0 + price will vary
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -770925

Ranking: 22.001369
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Chateau Canada Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon, Bordeaux Superieur, France
90 Points

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Region:
Vintage: 2018
Price:
BC: $20.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -550160

Ranking: 22.001354
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Mission Hill Family Estate Reserve Merlot, Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley West Bank
Vintage: 2017
Price:
BC: $27.0
Widely Available: $27.0 + across Canada

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -772244

Ranking: 26.001297
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Upper Bench Estate Winery 'Estate Grown' Cabernet Sauvignon, Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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Region: British Columbia Naramata Bench
Vintage: 2015
Price:
BC Private Wine Stores: $38.0 + price will vary
Winery: $38.0 sold out at winery

BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.001248
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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
Price:
BC Private Wine Stores: $28.0 + price will vary
Winery: $28.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -78113

Ranking: 22.001223
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Trivento Reserve Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
88 Points

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Region:
Vintage: 2019
Price:
BC: $14.99
ON: $13.15

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -484618

Ranking: 30.00122
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Upper Bench Estate Winery 'Estate Grown' Cabernet Sauvignon, Naramata Bench BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Naramata Bench
Vintage: 2017
Price:
BC Private Wine Stores: $40.0 + price will vary
Winery: $40.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -863977

Ranking: 30.001108
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Upper Bench Estate Winery 'Estate Grown' Cabernet Sauvignon, Naramata Bench BC
89 Points

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Region: British Columbia Naramata Bench
Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -863977

Ranking: 30.001055
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Fort Berens Estate Winery Reserve Cabernet Franc, British Columbia
91 Points

Other Readers Rated this Wine:
Region: British Columbia Fraser Canyon - Lillooet
Vintage: 2018
Price:
BC Private Wine Stores: $32.0 + price will vary
Winery: $32.0

BC CSPC:
Ranking: 22.000982
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Mission Hill Family Estate Reserve Merlot, Okanagan Valley BC
88 Points

Other Readers Rated this Wine:
Region: Okanagan Valley West Bank
Vintage: 2016
Price:
BC: $27.0
Widely Available: $27.0 + across Canada

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -772244

Ranking: 26.000937
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Township 7 'Provenance Series' Cabernet Sauvignon, Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Naramata / Penticton
Vintage: 2018
Price:
BC Private Wine Stores: $30.0 + price may vary
Winery: $29.97

BC CSPC:
Ranking: 22.000901
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Moon Curser Petit Verdot, Okanagan Valley BC
90 Points

Other Readers Rated this Wine:
Region: Okanagan Valley Oliver / Osoyoos
Vintage: 2017
Price:
Winery: $31.0 winery only

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -20982

Ranking: 61.000855
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Nederburg 'The Winemasters' Cabernet Sauvignon, Western Cape South Africa
89 Points

Other Readers Rated this Wine:
Region: South Africa Stellenbosch
Vintage: 2018
Price:
BC: $13.99 11.99 LTo to 04/07/2020
ON: $13.95

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -111526

Ranking: 22.000767
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Trivento Golden Reserve Malbec, Lujan de Cuyo Argentina
92 Points

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Vintage: 2016
Price:
BC: $22.49

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -1669

Ranking: 30.000746
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Bodegas Bianchi 'Finca Los Primos' Cabernet Sauvignon, San Rafael, Argentina
88 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -632919

Ranking: 57.000732
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Robin Ridge Merlot, Similkameen Valley BC
91 Points

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Vintage: 2015
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Winery: $18.5 +price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -276014

Ranking: 22.000729
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Time Winery Syrah, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2018
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Winery: $35.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -835090

Ranking: 22.00068
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