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Quails' Gate Old Vines Foch Reserve, Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley West Bank
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -639666
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WineScores' Review

Muscular, savoury, toasted.

Made from 50-year-old estate vines in Quails' Gate's South Okanagan estate vineyard, this Reserve Foch leads with stewed plums and dried cherries then rolls into figs and tobacco, toasted spices and bittersweet chocolate. It is powerful, muscular, brooding... charred black fruit, sausage, toasted oak and dark mocha flavours linger.
Pair: Bison burgers, game, wild mushroom risotto or braised lamb with blueberry compote.


 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Cheese - Hard/Aged


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-12-18 16:04:45.0

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