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Hester Creek Character Red, Okanagan Valley BC
88 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2013
Price:
BC: $18.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -158311
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WineScores' Review

Modern, jammy, approachable.
A blend of Merlot, Malbec and Petit Verdot this modern red is an approachable crowd-pleaser. Notes of cola spices, licorice, mocha and vanilla are enveloped by jammy berry aromas, leather and pepper. The palate is intense with similar vanilla, spiced cocoa and espresso flavours. The tannins are fine and dry.
Pair: Burgers (meat or vegetarian), grilled lamb chops or ribs.


 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque


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Wine Scores reviewed - 2015-10-28 12:01:14.0

 

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