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Moon Curser Malbec, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Oliver / Osoyoos
Vintage: 2021
Price:
BC Private Wine Stores: $40.0 limited avail.
Winery: $37.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -70300
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WineScores' Review

Fragrant, fresh, powerful. South Okanagan's Moon Curser specializes in a broad range of varieties, rarely seen in Canada, while Malbec is slightly more common, their version is generally more opulent, but not this 2021 vintage.
This one was aged in new (25%) and neutral French oak barriques. Wonderfully fragrant, this 2021 offers violets and black raspberry, vanilla, and blackberry with iodine and baking spice aromas. It has a smooth entry, is fresh and show lovely structure. The finish is powerful with licorice, coffee and vanillin oak flavours. the finish is long and intense.
Pair: roasted or grilled meats, hard cheeses, spaghetti Bolognese or hearty mushroom and herb risotto.


Pairs great with Gone Crackers Olive Oil & Cracked Pepper
 
 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Cheese - Semi Hard / Medium , GONE CRACKERS


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2023-10-10 14:05:15.0

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90 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Oliver / Osoyoos
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -70300

Ranking: 100.000774
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89 Points

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Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -70300

Ranking: 100.000064
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92 Points

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Region: California Sonoma
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -355719

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92 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -355719

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Lake Sonoma Winery Pinot Noir, Sonoma County California
92 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -355719

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -355719

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Lake Sonoma Winery Dry Creek Zinfandel, Sonoma County California
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -355719

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Andean Vineyards 'Condor Peak' Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
89 Points

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Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -646364

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Lunessence Winery & Vineyard Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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90 Points

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Dona Paula Estate Malbec, Uco Valley, Mendoza Argentina
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -631291

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87 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -785154

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -418061

Ranking: 30.00186
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Time Winery Syrah, Okanagan Valley BC
93 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -835090

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Arceno 'Il Fauno di Arcanum' Toscana, Italy
92 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -694216

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Bodegas Bianchi 'Finca Los Primos' Malbec, San Rafael, Argentina
87 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -632919

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Lakeside Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon, Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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BC CSPC:
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88 Points

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Tender Hope Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley, BC
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -22580

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Clos du Soleil 'Winemaker's Series' La Cote Vineyard Chardonnay, Similkameen Valley, BC
89 Points

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BC CSPC:
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El Cipres by Luis Segundo Correas Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -263236

Ranking: 30.001759
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Stag's Hollow 'Renaissance' Syrah, Okanagan Falls, BC
93 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -649889

Ranking: 30.001754
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Kitsch Wines Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley, BC
89 Points

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Vintage: 2020
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Ranking: 30.001722
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Red Rooster Winery Carbonic Merlot Malbec, Okanagan Valley, BC
89 Points

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Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC:
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Stoneboat Vineyards Pinotage, Okanagan Valley BC
88 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Oliver / Osoyoos
Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -383836

Ranking: 30.001712
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88 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -46324

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -770925

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91 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -387129

Ranking: 30.001658
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Lunessence Winery & Vineyard 'Small Lot Series' Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.001637
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Lunessence Winery & Vineyard 'Small Lot Series' Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Vintage: 2022
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.001627
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Stag's Hollow 'Renaissance' Merlot, Okanagan Valley, BC
92 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -540757

Ranking: 30.001624
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Upper Bench Estate Winery Merlot, Naramata Bench, Okanagan Valley, BC
90 Points

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Region: British Columbia Naramata Bench
Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -687566

Ranking: 30.001622
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Andean Vineyards 'Condor Peak' Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -646364

Ranking: 30.001596
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Escorihuela '1884' Estate Grown Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -770925

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Vina Chela Reserve Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
89 Points

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Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -124040

Ranking: 30.001573
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Decero Cabernet Sauvignon, Remolinos Vineyard, Agrelo, Mendoza, Argentina
92 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -119578

Ranking: 30.001561
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Vina Cobos 'Felino' Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina
90 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -334789

Ranking: 30.001554
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Quails' Gate Old Vines Foch, Okangan Valley BC
89 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley West Bank
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -639625

Ranking: 30.00154
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Bodega Cicchetti 'EsteOEste' Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
89 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.001539
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Da Silva Vineyards and Winery Vinho Tinto, Okanagan Valley, BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Naramata Bench
Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.001534
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The Grinder Pinotage, Western Cape South Africa
88 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -883991

Ranking: 30.001523
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Chateau Canada Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon, Bordeaux Superieur, France
90 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -550160

Ranking: 30.001519
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Haywire Gamay Rose, Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -687103

Ranking: 30.001502
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Township 7 Vineyards and Winery Remuda Vineyard Pinot Noir, Okanagan Falls, BC
91 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.001482
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Da Silva Vineyards and Winery Vinho Tinto, Okanagan Valley, BC
91 Points

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Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -457815

Ranking: 30.001454
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Okanagan Crush Pad 'Narrative' Syrah~Viognier, Okanagan Valley, BC
92 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.001415
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Escorihuela '1884' Estate Grown Malbec~Cabernet, Mendoza Argentina
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -770925

Ranking: 30.001404
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Chateau Canada Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon, Bordeaux Superieur, France
90 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -550160

Ranking: 30.00139
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Lunessence Winery & Vineyard Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.001382
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Haywire Gamay, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -418061

Ranking: 30.001362
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Finca El Origen Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -339978

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See Ya Later Ranch 'Poppy', Okanagan Valley BC
88 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.00134
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Clos du Soleil 'Winemaker's Series' La Cote Vineyard Chardonnay, Similkameen Valley, BC
92 Points

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Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.001271
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Da Silva Vineyards and Winery Cabernet Franc, Okanagan Valley
96 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -416616

Ranking: 30.001263
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Circus Rose, Mendoza Argentina
88 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -263903

Ranking: 30.001257
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Fort Berens Estate Winery Meritage, British Columbia
90 Points

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Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -78113

Ranking: 30.001251
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Blasted Church Vineyards Merlot, Skaha Bench, BC
90 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC:
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Arceno 'Il Fauno di Arcanum' Toscana, Italy
92 Points

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Vintage: 2015
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -694216

Ranking: 30.001209
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Blasted Church Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, Okanagan Valley, BC
89 Points

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BC CSPC:
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