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Dean Engemoen

Dean Engemoen

Napa Valley

Silver Oak Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Napa Valley, California, United States
224 days ago

Dean scored this wine: 93/100

Aromas of blackberry, earth, plum, dried thyme and mint. Blackberry dominates the palate, with notes of earth, vanilla, mint, chocolate and fresh herbs. Well structured and a long finish, this is a delightful wine from a challenging vintage. Tasted October 2021.

Two Hoots

Fairview Cellars Two Hoots 2016

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, BC V.Q.A., Canada
1587 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
1587 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.

Lariana Cellars Carmenere 2016

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada
1592 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
1646 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.

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