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Tender Hope 'Midnight Black' Syrah, Columbia Valley, WA
91 Points

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Vintage: 2017
BC: $36.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -194668
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WineScores' Review

Savoury, smooth, melded.
Made in West Kelowna, from grapes sourced from the Lawrence Vineyard in Frenchman Hills in the Columbia Valley AVA, this inky Syrah doles out a bright nose of black cherry and blackberry with vanilla, spiced chocolate, black pepper and molasses. It's smooth, savoury and has distinct salty undertones along with smoked meat, subdued fruit and toasted spice. A melded red; plush and succulent.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Cheese - Goat, French Food, Cheese Fondue

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-12-03 17:19:30.0


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