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Summerhill 'Alive' Organic Red Wine, Okanagan Valley, BC
89 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Kelowna
Vintage: 2016
BC: $19.99
Winery: $20.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -225748
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WineScores' Review

Approachable, organic, juicy.
The Alive red is made from organically grown Merlot, Syrah and Cab Franc grapes harvested from vineyards assisted with biodynamic preparations that aid in fertilization and prevention of disease.
It's an approachable wine, which offers spicy red plums, cherries and black currents, tealeaf and orange peel with and earthy core. The palate follows suit; it is spicy and laden with wild berries and rooibos tea flavours. A solid everyday red with good balance.
Pair: New York strip steak, tomato based pastas and grilled vegetables.

Pairs great with Gone Crackers Blue Cheese & Cracked Pepper
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Cheese - Semi Hard / Medium , Green Wines

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2018-12-16 13:45:18.0


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