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Quails' Gate Estate Winery Syrah 'The Boswell', Okanagan Valley BC
93 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley West Bank
Vintage: 2014
Price:
Winery: $52.19

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -571513
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WineScores' Review

Succulent, velvety, complete.
Only 24 barrels (860 cases) of this estate-grown Syrah were produced - it's one of the 25th Anniversary Edition label wines, sold only at the winery.
Syrah has a unique expression in the Okanagan, it is decidedly savoury, in a bloody way.
Grilled meat, bacon fat, dark chocolate and leather lead the aroma wheel here, then vanilla, wild forest berries, dusty back plums and peppery spice kick in. It is a velvety and supple wine with amazing structure, pepper and mocha flavours. It's all-in, woven and complete with wonderful brightness and a long chocolaty finish.


 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Cheese - Hard/Aged, Good First Impressions, Cellar Keepers


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Wine Scores reviewed - 2017-02-15 17:52:38.0

 

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