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Dean Engemoen

Dean Engemoen

386 days ago

Dean scored this wine: 90/100

Aromas of blackberry, cassis, green bell pepper and mint. Dark fruit all over the palate, with well balanced acidity and a nice finish. A treat at this price.

Eagle Bluff Estates Crooked Post

Fairview Cellars Eagle Bluff Estates Crooked Post Pinot Noir 2016

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada
386 days ago

Dean scored this wine: 89/100

Aromas of ripe red cherry, forest floor, smoke, leather. Smooth and supple tannins, flavors of cherry and smoke. Medium to long finish. Grapes from the Eagle Bluff Vineyard.

391 days ago

Dean scored this wine: 91/100

Aromas of blueberry, blackberry, smoke and black pepper. Flavors are similar, dominated by black fruit. Finishes long and lovely, but it needs another 2-3 years to really develop. Give this some time and pair with a big piece of red meat. You won't be sorry.

Black Hills Estate Winery Tempranillo 2016

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada
446 days ago

Dean scored this wine: 91/100

This has an intriguing aroma of a freshly opened paint can mixed with grape jelly, followed by fresh black pepper. Black fruit dominates the palate, with notes of earth and mushroom. Very nice but if you can wait a year or two, it will certainly improve with proper cellaring.

Black Hills Estate Winery Carmenere 2016

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada
446 days ago

Dean scored this wine: 92/100

Exclusive to wine club members and it sells out quickly, this beauty opens up with green pepper and jalapeno aromas, hints of fresh lettuce, smoke, red licorice and white pepper. Blackberry, cranberry, smoke and a touch of cigar box on the juicy palate. A winner, as usual.

Dean Engemoen

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