Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2011 Oldfield Series Merlot - 90+pts

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 2011 Oldfield Series Merlot (Golden Mile Bench) Okanagan Valley - BC

: Available in September. Direct from winery here
Cost: $29.99
Alcohol: 13.9%
Date Tasted: July 30th, 2014

Tasting Notes: A sweetly scented, complex Merlot blended with 9% Cabernet Franc and 2% Syrah that offers a developed bouquet of beautiful, pot-pourri, ripe blackberry, blueberry, vanilla and exotic chai spice aromas.

Quaff the nose for hours while the wine opens in your glass to reveal a well-structured, dry palate of fine tannins, wild berry acidity and flavours of blue fruit, cherry-cola and spices. Ready to go now, though, will hold for many years in your cellar with some further development. Drink 2014-2018.
 - Liam Carrier ©copyright 2014 IconWines.ca

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