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CedarCreek Estate Winery 'Desert Ridge Platinum' Meritage, Okanagan Valley BC
95 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Kelowna
Vintage: 2013
Price:
Winery: $40.5

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -393371
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WineScores' Review

Opulent, contemplative, powerful.
This is an outstanding blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, and Petit Verdot from the Desert Ridge vineyard in the hot and arid Osoyoos at the base of the Okanagan Valley.
It is opulent with aromas of cassis, vanilla, mocha, pipe tobacco and dried violets with cedar chips. Despite its approach-ability it is a contemplative wine; textural, weighty and spicy it is both bold and brilliant. All the boxes are checked, structure, balance and fruit.


 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Good First Impressions, Cellar Keepers


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Wine Scores reviewed - 2016-11-21 14:32:41.0

 

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