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Elephant Island Orchard Wines Think Again Merlot 2014 Wine Review

Elephant Island Orchard Wines Think Again Merlot 2014

Elephant Island Orchard Wines Think Again Merlot 2014

Naramata Bench, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC VQA, Canada

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $30.00

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.9%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Elephant Island Winery

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A juicy, succulent BC Merot with aromas of ripe black plum, wild blackberry and spice. Supple and smooth. Pair with grilled chicken.

This Elephant Island Orchard Wines Think Again Merlot 2014 was reviewed on July 4, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Full bodied and luscious! Lots of dark, plummy notes, mingled with a hint of caramel and warm spice. Full bodied, nice balance of fruit, smoke and spice on the palate. medium acidity and a medium finish really maintaining that spicy note. Very nice and full of flavour! Pair will burgers, grilled pork or grilled veggies.
Craig Haynes - WSET3 FWS SWS IWS rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Opened this 2014 vintage in summer 2020 and was quite impressed. On the nose, this full-bodied Merlot was bursting with tempting aromas evocative of coco powder and preserves made from red and dark berries and cherries. On the palate, this elegant creation from the Naramata Bench sub-appellation of British Columbia revealed those preserves in spectacular flavour form, some moderate grippy tannins for structure and ample texture. The finish was fruit filled and lengthy. If you have one of these Merlot, open it now or take comfort in letting it rest. Enjoy.

Reviewed on July 4, 2020

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