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Evolve Cellars "Elevate' Cabernet Shiraz, Okanagan Valley BC
88 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -627109
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WineScores' Review

Spicy, smooth, cocoa.
A premium level of wine for Evolve, the Elevate might not make its appearance each vintage.
It has a spicy and tart demeanor; dark cocoa, espresso, sweet blackberries, iodine and leather dominate the nose. The palate mirrors the nose and is spicy and wild with leather and bittersweet chocolate on the finish. Medium-length and smooth overall.


 
Recommended Pairings
Tomatoes and Tomato Sauces, French Food


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2018-04-05 20:12:48.0

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -545640

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -885418

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -744532

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -744532

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87 Points

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Vintage: 2015
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -124040

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90 Points

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Vintage: 2013
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88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -124404

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90 Points

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -316992

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90 Points

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Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -77347

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -73189

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -225813

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -70300

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -225813

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -225813

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Vintage: 2012
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -70300

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92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -37523

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -571513

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Vintage: 2014
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88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -652479

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88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -396218

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89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -761569

Ranking: 94.000256
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91 Points

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89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -568980

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Fort Berens Estate Winery Pinot Noir, British Columbia
88 Points

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Vintage: 2016
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89 Points

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -357327

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JoieFarm 'En Famille' Reserve Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -675900

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92 Points

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Vintage: 2014
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -797183

Ranking: 63.001209
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Belle Glos Pinot Noir 'Clark & Telephone', Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara, Calif.
91 Points

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Region: California Sonoma Coast
Vintage: 2013
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -243956

Ranking: 63.001204
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92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -675900

Ranking: 63.001137
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Stoneboat Vineyards Pinotage, Okanagan Valley BC
90 Points

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Vintage: 2010
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -383836

Ranking: 63.001117
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88 Points

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Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -578690

Ranking: 63.00103
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Belle Glos Pinot Noir 'Clark & Telephone Vineyard', Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara, Calif.
92 Points

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Vintage: 2012
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -243956

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89 Points

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Vintage: 2014
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -111526

Ranking: 63.000971
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -610188

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88 Points

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87 Points

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87 Points

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92 Points

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -823799

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -40428

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Stoneboat Vineyards 'Rock Opera' Pinotage, Okanagan Valley BC
88 Points

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Vintage: 2015
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -383836

Ranking: 63.000658
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90 Points

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88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -578690

Ranking: 63.000623
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92 Points

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Vintage: 2015
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -675900

Ranking: 63.000596
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Tinhorn Creek Oldfield Series Syrah, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Vintage: 2009
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JoieFarm 'En Famille' Reserve Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -675900

Ranking: 63.00048
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Painted Rock Cabernet Franc, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Vintage: 2015
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BC CSPC:
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