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Calliope Figure 8 Cabernet Merlot 2014 Wine Review

Calliope Figure 8 Cabernet Merlot 2014

Calliope Figure 8 Cabernet Merlot 2014

Okanagan, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2016-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Calliope

Agent: Wyse Wine Agency

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Mocha and dark plum An medium-bodied, smooth BC red wine produced by Figure Eight Wyse Family Wines. Aromas of mocha from oak aging along with black plum and spice. pair with grilled pork chops. Calliope is the name of a hummingbird that flies through the Okanagan Valley.

Cabernet Merlot food pairings: gourmet hamburgers, roast pork, meat pizza.

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This Calliope Figure 8 Cabernet Merlot 2014 was reviewed on July 23, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Sweet dark fruit on the nose and palate. This is a great crowd pleaser that'd be ideal at your summer BBQ to complement grilled burgers or steaks. Enjoy 2016-2018. Tated July 2016. 88 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
From Wyse Family Wines, Calliope Figure 8 Red is a medium-bodied Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon blend. The wine is named after the Calliope Hummingbird, the smallest avian migrant in the world. Tiny but tough, it winters in Mexico and during breeding season, summers in the Pacific Northwest, particularly, the Thompson Nicola and Okanagan Valley region. With its quick 'figure 8' movements, they have been known to chase birds as big as the Red-tailed Hawk from their breeding territory. Good thing that the 2014 Calliope wine is more approachable, a fragrant, fruity wine with lush dark fruit and a touch of spice. But like the hummingbird itself, very elegant. - Community Wine Reviews

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