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Nagging Doubt The Pull Cabernet / Merlot 2014 Wine Review

Nagging Doubt The Pull Cabernet / Merlot 2014

Nagging Doubt The Pull Cabernet / Merlot 2014

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

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $29.90

Drink: 2016-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Nagging Doubt

Natalie's Score: 92/100

A spectacular blend of 40% Merlot, 28% Cabernet Sauvignon 17% Petit Verdot, 8% Cabernet Franc and 7% Malbec grapes. Aromas of fleshy black plum, toasty oak and spice. The fruit is grown in Osoyoos and Naramata. The wine was aged 18 months in oak barrels. The winery name is a nod to the fact that “the pull” of wine overcame winemaker Rob’s nagging doubt about getting into the winemaking business. Decant 1 hour and pair with a rare steak.

This Nagging Doubt The Pull Cabernet / Merlot 2014 was reviewed on August 16, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 414938
  • $22.93 
  • Check Stock
  • AGLC
  • 414938
  • $43.00

Reviews and Ratings

Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Ruby-garnet. A fine dusty Southern Rhône style red from BC’s Okanagan Falls. Palate plum full of dark ripe plum, minerality, leather, wild berry. Full bodied, medium plus acidity, medium fine tannins. Decanted 2h. Pairs with a solid burger, spicy beef samosas, beef pot pie. Tasted 2014 vintage in July 2018. 92 points
Julian Park rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

The Pull is 40% Merlot that was cropped at 5 tons per acre but the grapes were lovingly hand sorted by the winemaking team. The rest of the Saint-Émilion style blend is Cabernet Sauvignon (28%), Petit Verdot (17%), Cabernet Franc (8%) and Malbec (7%).The Merlot provides very soft, enjoyable tannins with nice acidity. Fruit for our red blend comes from Osoyoos and Naramata. The 2014 vintage is a rich wine, aged 19 months in 40% new and 60% neutral French oak. It has an intense nose of black cherry, plum, blackberry and baking spice with hints of leather and tobacco.The concept behind the name is that “the pull” of wine overcame Rob’s nagging doubts about getting into the business.

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