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Mayhem Wines Merlot~Cabernet Franc, Okanagan Valley
89 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2018
Price:
Winery: $25.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -220515
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WineScores' Review

Expressive, juicy, approachable. Produced by and bottled at Meyer Family Vineyards, Mayhem was developed with a nod to new market opportunities--the wines offer different selections and prices than MFV wines, so compliment rather than compete. The line is a combined effort of MFV's Janice Stevens Meyer and Jak Meyer, with family members Terry Meyer Stone and Andrew Stone. Their motto: From chaos and mayhem come opportunities.
This Merlot (84%) and Cab Franc blend lines up aromas of juicy currents and prune plums, smoked meat and white pepper, toasted brown spice atop distinct salted/umami notes. Expressive red fruit leads the palate along with roasted red bell peppers, roasted spice, fleur de sel and tobacco flavours. It's a wonderful weekday dinner red for succulent meats or roasted veg, hearty stews and soups or burgers.


 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Junk Food, Fast Food & Snacks


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Wine Scores reviewed - 2021-01-06 12:10:25.0

 

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