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Road 13 5th Element, British Columbia
92 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2017
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WineScores' Review

Savoury, plush, lengthy.
The 5th Element red earth, wind, water, fire and wine is a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot picked from estate vineyards, Blind Creek in the Similkameen Valley and the Castle Vineyard on the Golden Mile.
Notes of green olives in brine, sage, smoked meat and charred spices are woven with wild black berries. The palate really supports this wine; is sweet and salty, plush and textural and has structure and balance in check. The finish is lengthy.


 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Cellar Keepers, French Food


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-06-29 16:13:09.0

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