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Moon Curser 'Dead of Night', Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Oliver / Osoyoos
Vintage: 2014
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Winery: $37.3

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -806117
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WineScores' Review

Potent, expressive, plush.
Moon Curser is named for gold-smugglers trying to cross the Canada, U.S. border under the cover of darkness during the gold rush era. Often the brightness of the moon would foil their plans and they would be caught in their illegal activities.
The Dead of Night is a blend of Tannat (Madiran's tannic red grape variety) and Syrah, both from the South Okanagan.
Rich and chocolaty with kirsch, sarsaparilla, toffee and mocha aromas, which rolls into a plush and potent, spicy and generous palate. It is an opulent wine, modern but well structured.
Delicious.


 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Game Day Wines


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2018-05-14 13:09:44.0

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