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Black Sage Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2014
BC: $24.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -593095
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WineScores' Review

Distinct, chocolaty, structured.
In a classic Bordelaise blend, Cabernet is the backbone, the structure, and this Burrowing Owl version is exactly that.
Distinct aromas of high-toned cassis are layered with pencil shavings, tobacco, fine spice and minty undertones. The palate is supple, yet has a strong vertical spine. It is chocolaty and spicy and has impressive balance overall.
Noteworthy: Sumac Ridge has renamed and re-labelled its wines from the iconic Black Sage Vineyard in the South Okanagan near Oliver. Planted over 20 years ago by previous Sumac Ridge owner, Harry McWatters, this vineyard was a turning point in BC's wine evolution. The label now stands independent from Sumac Ridge.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Cheese - Hard/Aged

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2016-12-19 13:24:34.0


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