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Quails' Gate Old Vines Foch, Okangan Valley BC
89 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley West Bank
Vintage: 2018
BC: $25.99
Widely Available: $26.0 to $30 across Canada

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -639625
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WineScores' Review

Savoury, sturdy, fresh.
Made from 40-year-old vines on the estate vineyard located in Osoyoos, the grapes were fermented in stainless and the wine was aged entirely in oak for 19 months.
Purple fruit collides with chocolate, espresso and grilled meat and is underscored by smoked paprika and mixed brown spices. The entry is smooth and fresh, it's concentrated and deeply flavoured, dark and savoury. The finish trails cocoa and tobacco.
A wine for sturdy dishes such as game, wild mushroom pasta, braised lamb and lentils

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-12-17 14:07:25.0


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