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Apothic Red Winemaker's Blend, California
88 Points

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Vintage: 2011
Widely Available: $16.99 across Canada

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -125617
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WineScores' Review

The somewhat gothic labeled California red blend includes Zinfandel, Syrah and Merlot.
It is what you would expect, a plush fruit-forward red with chocolate and berries, molasses and plum cake, baking spices and vanilla. It is supple with loads of cherry, berry and milk chocolate flavours underscored by spice and vanilla. Smooth, lush - a straightforward crowd pleaser.
A perfect game day wine with grilled foods, burgers, chili, spicy ribs or pan pizza.

Recommended Pairings
Spicy Food, Barbeque, Junk Food, Fast Food & Snacks, Game Day Wines

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2013-01-30 15:47:54.0


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