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Blasted Church 'Nectar of the Gods'. Okanagan Valley, BC
89 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -141361
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WineScores' Review

Muscular, supple, savoury.
This is a premium blend of 49% Petit Verdot harvested from Oliver and Osoyoos, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon from Blasted Church’s estate vineyard on the Skaha Bench, and 11% Cot Noir (Malbec) from Osoyoos. It’s a muscular, slightly brooding wine with aromas of black currents, smoked cherries, vanilla, cocoa, leather and toasted spice. Flavours of bacon fat, wild herbs, tealeaf, dark chocolate and spice linger on a supple palate with polished tannins.


 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Good First Impressions


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2019-05-10 14:27:46.0

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -797183

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -639633

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -530725

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -550160

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -530717

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -540757

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -631291

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -422782

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -205351

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -639625

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -550160

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -639633

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90 Points

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89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -530717

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90 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -78113

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -593095

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -316992

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -455980

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89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -550160

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91 Points

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BC CSPC:
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87 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -639625

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89 Points

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91 Points

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Vintage: 2013
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93 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -60905

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90 Points

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88 Points

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