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Le Vieux Pin Syrah 'Cuvee Violette', Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2013
BC Private Wine Stores: $30.0 + price will vary
Winery: $30.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -839480
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WineScores' Review

Complex, stylish, spicy.
An exceptional marriage of old and new world styles, this South Okanagan grown Syrah should excite you.
Expect aromas of blackberry jam, mocha, plums crushed violets, finely ground pepper, vanilla and herbs with meaty and smoky hints. The palate has a concentration, which suggests a liqueur-like character. It is savoury and intense with a peppery finish. Focused and complex.
Pair: Aged goat cheese, game meats, cassoulet, roast lamb and rich cheese fondue.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Good First Impressions, Cellar Keepers, French Food

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2015-08-20 10:25:11.0


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