Nk'Mip Cellars Winemaker's Series Merlot 2011 Wine Review

Nk'Mip Cellars Winemaker's Series Merlot 2011
V.Q.A., Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada
Community Score: 2.2/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 626416
BC Product #: 626416

Price: $24.95
Alcohol: 14.5%
Drink: 2012-2016
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Nk'Mip Cellars
Agent: Constellation Brands Inc.
More Vintages: 2007  Add New Vintage 
Natalie's Score: 89/100

Nk’Mip is pronounced in-ka-meep and the winery is the first Aboriginal owned and operated winery in North America. Loaded with aromas of ripe plum, berries and mocha from toasty oak aging. Smooth and supple with a lovely medium body. Throughout the Okanagan Valley on cliffs and on caves are hundreds of drawings of animals and people known as pictographs. Several of these are feature on the label of this Merlot.

Merlot food pairings: roasted pork loin and grilled root vegetables.

This was reviewed July 19, 2014 by

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Sara M WSET Advanced reviewed this wine as follows:

A pronounced nose of plums and cloves leads into a juicy, polished palate of raspberries, cherries and more spice. Well structured and rich with a sultry, smoky finish. This wine is an excellent accompaniment to steak and prime rib. Perhaps the best Canadian Merlot I have ever tasted.

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