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Arboleda Cabernet Sauvignon, Aconcagua Valley, Chile
93 Points

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Region: Chile Colchagua
Vintage: 2018
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WineScores' Review

Fragrant, delicious, suppleness.
Aged 14 months in French oak (30% new) and doling out the sweet scents of cedar chips and dried violets woven with black raspberry, baking spices, bayleaf and kirsch, vanilla and star anise. It's a notably well-woven wine with attractive suppleness and fine sweet tannins. A delicious wine with everything in place and notable freshness.


 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Cheese - Hard/Aged, Good First Impressions, Cellar Keepers, First Date


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-12-07 19:35:22.0

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Phantom Creek Estates Cabernet Franc, Okanagan Valley, BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -164406

Ranking: 30.001965
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Rust Wine Co. Syrah Lazy River Vineyard, Similkameen Valley, BC
93 Points

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Region: British Columbia Golden Mile Bench
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -150444

Ranking: 30.001949
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Cantina Tollo' MO' Riserva, Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
92 Points

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Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.001937
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Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Cabernet Franc, Okanagan Valley BC
93 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -178756

Ranking: 30.001904
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Stag's Hollow Merlot, Skaha Bench, Okanagan Valley, BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -550087

Ranking: 30.001886
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Pascual Toso Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza Argentina
90 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -251082

Ranking: 30.001845
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Bodegas Borsao 'Tres Picos' Garnacha, Campo de Borja Spain
91 Points

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Vintage: 2016
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BC: $24.49

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -125278

Ranking: 30.001833
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Falernia Carmenere Reserve Single Vineyard Pedriscal, Elqui Valley Chile
90 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -456178

Ranking: 30.001827
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Upper Bench Estate Winery Limited Release 'Altitide', Okanagan Valley
90 Points

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Region: British Columbia Naramata Bench
Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -80969

Ranking: 30.001794
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Quartz & Yarrow Sustainable White, Similkameen Valley, BC
92 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -427118

Ranking: 30.00172
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Bartier Bros. Grenache~Syrah~Mourvedre, Okanagan Valley BC
93 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2020
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Ranking: 30.001651
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Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Naramata / Penticton
Vintage: 2017
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Susana Balbo 'BenMarco' Malbec Uco Valley, Mendoza Argentina
92 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -355321

Ranking: 30.001581
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Phantom Creek Estates Petite Cuvee, Okanagan Valley, BC
90 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -164406

Ranking: 30.00153
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Falernia Carmenere Gran Reserva, Elqui Valley Chile
89 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -456178

Ranking: 30.001497
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Osoyoos Larose 'Le Grand Vin', Okanagan Valley
92 Points

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Region: British Columbia Osoyoos
Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -129999

Ranking: 30.001475
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Stag's Hollow 'Renaissance' Syrah, Okanagan Valley, BC
92 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.001463
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Pentage Winery 'GSM', Skaha Lake, Okanagan Valley, BC
92 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Naramata / Penticton
Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.001447
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Laughing Stock Vineyards 'Portfolio', Okanagan Valley, BC
93 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Naramata / Penticton
Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -182477

Ranking: 30.001435
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Duckhorn Vineyards Merlot, Napa Valley, California
92 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -558239

Ranking: 30.001427
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Phantom Creek Estates Merlot, Okanagan Valley, BC
93 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -164406

Ranking: 30.001376
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Clos du Soleil 'Winemaker's Series' Middle Bench Vineyard Pinot Blanc, Similkameen Valley, BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Similkameen Valley DVA
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.001352
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Rust Wine Co. Syrah South Rock Vineyard, Golden Mile Bench, Okanagan Valley, BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Golden Mile Bench
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.001343
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Halos de Jupiter, Cotes du Rhone, France
91 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -254995

Ranking: 30.001195
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Catena 'High Mountain Vines' Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
92 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -478727

Ranking: 30.001174
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Carm Grande Reserva, Douro, Portugal
93 Points

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Vintage: 2014
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Ranking: 30.001159
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Okanagan Crush Pad 'Narrative' Malbec, Okanagan Valley, BC
92 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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Ranking: 30.001153
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Luccarrelli Negroamaro, Puglia Italy
89 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -36432

Ranking: 30.001136
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Laughing Stock Vineyards 'Portfolio', Okanagan Valley, BC
93 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -182477

Ranking: 30.001116
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Hope Family Wines 'Treana' Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles, California
92 Points

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Vintage: 2016
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Ranking: 30.001101
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Bodega La Rural 'La Vuelta' Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
87 Points

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Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -188540

Ranking: 30.001086
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Black Hills Estate Winery Carmenere, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -380063

Ranking: 30.001085
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Robin Ridge 'Frigate' Meritage, Similkameen Valley BC
91 Points

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Vintage: 2015
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.001083
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Rust Wine Co. Syrah, Ferreira Vineyard, Okanagan Valley BC
93 Points

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Region: British Columbia Golden Mile Bench
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.001055
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Winemaker's Cut Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -6508

Ranking: 30.001039
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Moon Curser 'Dead of Night', Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Oliver / Osoyoos
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -806117

Ranking: 30.001026
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Boschendal Chardonnay, South Africa
90 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -594804

Ranking: 30.001019
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Stag's Hollow Limited Edition No.05 'Cachet', Okanagan Valley, BC
94 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.000993
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Clos du Soleil 'Winemaker's Series' Middle Bench Vineyard Pinot Blanc, Similkameen Valley, BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Similkameen Valley DVA
Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.000987
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Clos du Soleil 'Winemaker's Series' Middle Bench Vineyard Pinot Blanc, Similkameen Valley, BC
92 Points

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Region: British Columbia Similkameen Valley DVA
Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.00098
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Pascual Toso Reserva Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
91 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -447888

Ranking: 30.000978
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Cantina Tollo 'Pietrame' Limited Edition, Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
93 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.000953
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Winemaker's Cut Syrah, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2015
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -6508

Ranking: 30.000915
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Winemaker's Cut Syrah, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -157192

Ranking: 30.000902
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Brewer~Clifton Pinot Noir, Santa Rita Hills, California
92 Points

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Vintage: 2016
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Ranking: 22.000899
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Quartz & Yarrow Sustainable Red, Okanagan Valley, BC
93 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 22.000852
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Falernia Carmenere Gran Reserva, Elqui Valley Chile
92 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -456178

Ranking: 22.00085
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Bartier Bros. Syrah, Cerquiera Vineyard, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -73189

Ranking: 22.000816
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Luccarrelli Primitivo, Puglia Italy
89 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -9266

Ranking: 22.000793
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Rust Wine Co. Syrah, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Region: British Columbia Golden Mile Bench
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 22.000764
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Septima Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
91 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -3475

Ranking: 22.000721
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Bodega Septima Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
90 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -3475

Ranking: 22.000706
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Moon Curser 'Dead of Night', Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Oliver / Osoyoos
Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -806117

Ranking: 22.000644
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Robin Ridge 'Falcon' Merlot, Similkameen Valley BC
92 Points

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Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -276014

Ranking: 22.000627
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Catena 'High Mountain Vines' Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
92 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -478727

Ranking: 22.000605
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Phantom Creek Estates Kobau Vineyard Cuvee No.15, Golden Mile Bench, Okanagan Valley, BC
93 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -72077

Ranking: 22.000592
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Phantom Creek Estates 'Red', Okanagan Valley, BC
94 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -164406

Ranking: 22.000574
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Indigenous World 'SIMO', Okanagan Valley, BC
90 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2015
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 22.00056
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Boschendal Chardonnay, South Africa
90 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -594804

Ranking: 22.000554
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Carm Organic Red, Douro, Portugal
92 Points

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Vintage: 2015
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Ranking: 22.000552
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