Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2011 Merlot - 88pts
Availability: Direct from winery here, BCLDB and VQA stores
Production: 8640 cases
Date Tasted: July 30th, 2013
Tasting Notes: Opens with a pleasing nose of blackberry, blueberry, vanilla, oak and light mint aromas. The dry palate follows with impressive ripeness showing through juicy berry and plum fruit flavours and via fine tannins that structure and support the fruit nicely. Finish is balanced with well-mannered acidity, though a touch short.
This Merlot is ready to go now but will hold for another 2-3 years should you choose to hold on to a bottle or two. Drink now-2015.
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