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Hester Creek 'Block 2 Reserve' Merlot, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Oliver
Vintage: 2015
BC Private Wine Stores: $30.0 + price may vary
Winery: $29.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -77347
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WineScores' Review

Honest, supple, chocolaty.
Hester Creek was established in 1968 and the Block 2 Merlot vines (some of the oldest in the Okanagan) were planted in the early 70s.
It is chocolaty and spicy, with plums and cherries to add lift and savoury undertones of bacon fat, leather, tobacco and dried sage. Supple and fresh on the nose, this is an honest rendition of Merlot, with good posture and harmony,
Pair: Roast chicken, rack of lamb, hearty vegetable or bean stews.

Pairs great with Gone Crackers Blue Cheese & Cracked Pepper
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Cheese - Hard/Aged, GONE CRACKERS

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2018-04-20 11:54:35.0


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