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Spier 'Seaward' Cabernet Sauvignon, Coastal Region, South Africa
91 Points

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Region: South Africa Stellenbosch
Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -54836
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WineScores' Review

Complex. supple, plush.
From Stellenbosch's prolific and historic producer Spier, this robust Cabernet doles out plush aromas of sweet cherries, vanilla, licorice, baking spice, toasted oak and graphite. Generous ripe black current flavours are layered with leather, tobacco, spiced cocoa and espresso flavours. Complex yet approachable, this is a supple and delicious red.


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


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-07-03 15:06:20.0

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90 Points

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Vintage: 2014
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -608075

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91 Points

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Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -624494

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Valle Secreto Cabernet Sauvignon 'First Edition', Cachapoal Valley, Chile
91 Points

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Region: Chile Colchagua
Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 30.00196
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Vasse Felix 'Filius' Cabernet Sauvignon, Margaret River, Australia
92 Points

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Region: Western Australia Margaret River
Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -35405

Ranking: 30.001903
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Vasse Felix 'Filius' Chardonnay, Margaret River, Australia
91 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -67924

Ranking: 30.001888
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Tinhorn Creek 'Oldfield Series' Merlot, South Okangan Valley BC
90 Points

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Vintage: 2010
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Valle Secreto Syrah 'First Edition', Cachapoal Valley, Chile
90 Points

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Belle Grove Shiraz, Spain
86 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -453062

Ranking: 24.001703
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Emiliana 'Coyam' Colchagua Valley, Chile
93 Points

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Vintage: 2013
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -845321

Ranking: 24.001674
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Oops 'Spicy Splendor' Carmenere, Central Valley Chile
89 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -72777

Ranking: 24.001672
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Kaiken Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva, Mendoza
91 Points

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Vintage: 2012
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 24.001665
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CedarCreek 'Platinum' Block 4 Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Kelowna
Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -464628

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88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -401257

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CedarCreek 'Platinum' Block 4 Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -464628

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Open Wines 'Smooth Red Cellar Select', Okanagan Valley
86 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -357145

Ranking: 24.001494
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Austin Hope Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles, California
94 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -234347

Ranking: 24.001467
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Oops 'Spicy Splendor' Carmenere, Central Valley Chile
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -72777

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Murphy-Goode Pinot Noir, California
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -608075

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Upper Bench Estate Winery 'Estate Grown' Cabernet Sauvignon, Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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Region: British Columbia Naramata Bench
Vintage: 2015
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BC CSPC:
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Township 7 Vineyards & Winery Syrah, Silver Barrel Vineyard, Okanagan Valley, BC
92 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Naramata / Penticton
Vintage: 2016
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Trivento Reserve Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
91 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -484618

Ranking: 24.00132
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Poplar Grove Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Vintage: 2013
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -173161

Ranking: 24.001284
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Tender Hope 'Coral Syrah', Walla Walla Valley, WA
92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -194676

Ranking: 24.001279
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Township 7 'Reserve 7', OkanaganValley BC
92 Points

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Vintage: 2014
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -114546

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89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -863977

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Graceland 'Colour Field', Stellenbosch, South Africa
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -178398

Ranking: 24.001149
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Township 7 'Reserve 7', OkanaganValley BC
91 Points

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Vintage: 2013
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -114546

Ranking: 24.001131
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Poplar Grove Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -173161

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92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -1669

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Oops 'Spicy Splendor' Carmenere, Central Valley Chile
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -72777

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Cellars Baronia Clos d'Englora 'AV14', Montsant, Spain
94 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -148938

Ranking: 24.000817
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Stag's Hollow 'Renaissance' Meritage, Okanagan Valley, BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2015
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 24.000781
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Anciano 'Aged 7 Years' Reserva Tempranillo, DO Valdepenas Spain
90 Points

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Vintage: 2008
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -425926

Ranking: 24.000719
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Kaiken 'Seleccion Especial' Cabernet Sauvignon , Mendoza, Argentina
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -920587

Ranking: 24.000587
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Vasse Felix Chardonnay, Margaret River, Australia
94 Points

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Region: Western Australia Margaret River
Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 24.000539
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Tinhorn Creek 'Oldfield Series' Merlot, South Okangan Valley BC
91 Points

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BC CSPC:
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Yalumba 'The Y Series' Shiraz Viognier, South Australia
91 Points

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Vintage: 2014
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -624494

Ranking: 20.000519
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Poplar Grove Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Vintage: 2014
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -173161

Ranking: 20.00048
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Trivento Golden Reserve Malbec, Lujan de Cuyo Argentina
92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -1669

Ranking: 20.000441
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Monte del Fra Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 'Lena di Mezzo', Valpolicella, Veneto
92 Points

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Vintage: 2015
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -216085

Ranking: 20.000353
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McWilliam's "Stolen Colt' Shiraz, NSW, Australia
89 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -57383

Ranking: 20.000333
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Montebuena 'Cuvee KPF' D.O. Rioja, Spain
89 Points

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Region: Spain Rioja
Vintage: 2010
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -507517

Ranking: 20.000268
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CedarCreek 'Platinum' Block 2 Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley BC
93 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Kelowna
Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 20.000266
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CedarCreek 'Platinum' Clonal Series Pinot Noirs, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Kelowna
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 20.000199
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Therapy Vineyards 'Super Ego', Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Naramata / Penticton
Vintage: 2014
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -172791

Ranking: 20.000166
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Rupert Wines Anthonij Rupert 'Optima', Franschhoek, South Africa
93 Points

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Region: South Africa Western Cape
Vintage: 2015
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -82917

Ranking: 20.000151
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Township 7 Vineyards & Winery 'Reserve 7', Okanagan Valley, BC
91 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Naramata / Penticton
Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -114546

Ranking: 20.00014
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Oops 'Cheeky Little Red' Carmenere~Merlot, Central Valley Chile
88 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -401257

Ranking: 20.000109
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CedarCreek 'Platinum' Block 2 Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley BC
93 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 20.000077
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Hester Creek Syrah~Viognier, Okanagan Valley, BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -504399

Ranking: 20.000069
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Vasse Felix 'Filius' Cabernet Sauvignon, Margaret River, Australia
92 Points

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Vintage: 2015
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -35405

Ranking: 20.000044
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Wise Owl Pinot Grigio, East Coast, New Zealand
87 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -18312

Ranking: 22.00208
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Haywire 'Switchback Vineyard' Pinot Gris, Okanagan Valley, BC
87 Points

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Escorihuela '1884' Reservado Sauvignon Blanc, Mendoza Argentina
88 Points

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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 22.002071
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Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards 'The Unwinder Ehrenfelser', Okanagan Valley, BC
90 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 22.00207
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Finca Las Moras 'Paz' Malbec, San Juan Cuyo, Argentina
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -35196

Ranking: 22.002063
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Play Estate Winery 'Saignee' Rose, Okanagan Valley, BC
88 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -2400

Ranking: 22.002047
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Cellars Baronia Flor d'Englora Roure Garnacha, Montsant, Spain
91 Points

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Vintage: 2009
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -559195

Ranking: 22.002045
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Mission Hill Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley West Bank
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -388629

Ranking: 22.002037
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C.C Jentsch Cellars 'The Chase', Okanagan Valley BC
88 Points

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Vintage: 2012
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -504183

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