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Hester Creek 'Block 2 Reserve' Merlot, Golden Mile Bench, Okanagan Valley
90 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2016
BC Private Wine Stores: $30.0 + price may vary
Winery: $29.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -77347
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WineScores' Review

Savoury, supple, smoky.
Hester Creek was established in 1968 and the Block 2 Merlot vines (some of the oldest in the Okanagan) were planted in the early 70s.
Smoked plums and cherries lead the nose, next carob, vanilla, dried herbs and a potpourri of cedar chips and dried flowers. For the palate, think meaty--like salty bacon layered with spices and dark cocoa.
Supple and savoury to be certain.
Pair: Roast chicken, rack of lamb, hearty vegetable or bean stews.

Pairs great with Gone Crackers Blue Cheese & Cracked Pepper
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Cheese - Hard/Aged, GONE CRACKERS

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2019-01-08 11:54:35.0


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