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Howling Bluff Pinot Noir 'Century Block', Okanagan Valley BC
93 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Naramata / Penticton
Vintage: 2014
Price:
Winery: $75.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -604603
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WineScores' Review

Juicy, chic, expressive.
Only 83 cases produced, this wine comes from grapes rown on an old apple orchard. It spent 12 months in new French oak barrels.
Expect a gorgeous prototypical nose of wild cherries and botanical, raspberries and dried violets atop leather, rainforest floor, sweet spices and bacon fat. It is silky and well-woven; feminine in style with expressive sweet fruit. Juicy and chic with a lengthy tealeaf flavoured finish.


 
Recommended Pairings
Good First Impressions, Cellar Keepers, Seafood/Fish, White Meat Chicken/Pork, First Date, French Food


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Wine Scores reviewed - 2017-10-10 21:12:55.0

 

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