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Upper Bench Winery & Creamery 'Altitide', Okanagan Valley
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Naramata Bench
Vintage: 2015
Price:
Winery: $46.1

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WineScores' Review

Limited, modern, mouthfilling.
This limited edition Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon blend spent 20 months in French oak (20%) new. I expect this premium red came from vines planted at higher altitudes.
Expect chocolate covered cherries, anise, mocha, sweet purple berries and baking spices on the nose. It is spicy and tangy, balanced and modern with mouthfilling weight and jammy fruit. Smooth, concentrated and inky, with a spicy finish.


 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Good First Impressions


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Wine Scores reviewed - 2019-10-17 13:36:16.0

 

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