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Lunessence Crescendo 2015 Wine Review

Lunessence Crescendo 2015

Lunessence Crescendo 2015

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC VQA, Canada

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Drink: 2017-2027

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Lunessence

Agent: Crush Wine Merchants & Co.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A full-bodied, savoury, supple BC red wine that's a traditional Bordeaux blend (Meritage) of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Malbec grapes. The wine was aged for 6 months in French and Slovakian oak barrels. Mouth-watering juiciness and black fruit aromas make this a great match for grilled meats.

This Lunessence Crescendo 2015 was reviewed on June 15, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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  • $17.92 
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  • 771445

Reviews and Ratings

Julian Park rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

An excellent Bordeaux Blend style wine - black fruit, baking spices and a hint of liquorice together with soft tannins.
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Fantastic red Bordeaux blend from Canada's famous South Okanagan terroir in Oliver BC. Beautifully well balanced, medium plus fruit, grippy tannins, medium acidity. Integrating alcohol. Black currant, mocha, blackberry, black sage, hint of black tea. Pair with BBQ steak and versatile enough to enjoy with or without food. Tasted 2015 vintage in May 2017. 92 points. BespokeTastings
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Absolutely amazing! Silky smooth, balanced voluptuous Bordelaise blend from the South Okanagan. Ripe black plum, cassis, anise, leather and mocha notes are prominent. An incredible pair with grilled rib steak and just as fine on its own. Tasted May 2017 by @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

An impressive Okanagan Valley blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec and Petit Verdot. Showing terrific Okanagan Valley varietal characteristics with an old world influence, this complex blend shows dark plum, cassis, leather, cedar, mushroom, and grilled pepper on the nose. Great texture, structure, and harmony, this is a wonderful wine to enjoy at the table with fine foods and great company. Enjoy 2017-2022. Tasted July 2017. 91 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Grapes for this wine were hand picked between 02.10 and 07.10.2015 at average 25.7 brix. The wine went through full malolactic fermentation. Ageing took six months in a variety of Slovakian and French oak, then stainless steel tanks for six months. This is a first vintage of a Lunessence signature blend that consists of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec and Petit Verdot. The main focus was to produce wine with bold, ripe and deep character, ready to be enjoyed but also suitable for ageing. Decanting recommended. Unfined and unfiltered.

Source: Winery (Lunessence Winery & Vineyard)

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