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Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery Meritage 2012 Wine Review

Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery Meritage 2012

Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery Meritage 2012

Okanagan Valley, Similkameen Valley, British Columbia BC VQA, Canada

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $35.00

Drink: 2015-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.8%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery

Agent: Mt. Boucherie Winery

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This Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery Meritage 2012 was reviewed on December 7, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Deeply concentrated and inky. Balanced. Integrating nicely. Medium plus tannins, acidity, fruit. Dry. Graphite minerality, plum, red and black berry, Black sage, underbrush. Pairs well with rare steak or charcuterie. Tasted 2012 vintage in Nov 2017. Aged 30 months in French oak. 74% Cab Sauv, 26% Cab Franc. 91 points. #BespokeTastings
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Black fruit, oak, coffee and dill notes lead into a full bodied wine with soft tannins. Pair with grilled meats. Tasted November 2017.
RIPE.
RUBY.
GRAND.
This Meritage marries 74% Cabernet Sauvignon and 26% Cabernet Franc that displays a complex bouquet with aromas of ripe dark cherry, plum, as well as oak characteristics and smooth tannins.

Blend: 74% Cabernet Sauvignon and 26% Cabernet Franc

Aging: Aged for 30 months in French Oak barrels

Viticulture: 100% winery-owned fruit from our vineyards in the Okanagan Valley and Similkameen Valley.

Alcohol: 14.8%
pH: 3.77
Acid: 6.52 g/L
Sugar: 2.99 g/L
Harvest Date: Oct/Nov 2012
Production: 798 Cases
Bottle volume: 750 ml

Source: Winery (Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery)

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