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Painted Rock Estate Winery Ltd. Red Icon 2014 Wine Review

Painted Rock Estate Winery Ltd. Red Icon 2014

Painted Rock Estate Winery Ltd. Red Icon 2014

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

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $55.00

Drink: 2019-2028

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.9%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Painted Rock Estate Winery Ltd.

Agent: Painted Rock Sales

Reviews and Ratings

Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Painted Rock Estate Winery's flagship wine, Red Icon, showcases the high quality wines that proprietor, John Skinner, and consulting winemaker, Alain Sutre, are focused on crafting from this picturesque Penticton - Skaha Lake, Okanagan Valley winery. With an objective of crafting world-class ultra premium wines that showcase the unique terroir of the Okanagan Valley, and that can compete with the finest wines in the world, Painted Rock is well on their way and the 2014 vintage is a gorgeous expression of this increasingly internationally recognized iconic Canadian wine. Deep ruby red with an opaque core, the nose shows rich black fruits, black plum, black fig, blueberry, clove, mocha, and pipe tobacco. Full bodied with big structure, it has great power and richness with remarkable freshness and elegance. A very supple texture reveal the harmonious balance that showcases the quality of the fruit and attention the winemaker took in vinifying and assembling the components to achieve such a expressive and well integrated premium wine. Decant then enjoy with slow-roasted prime rib with a rich red wine jus. Cellaring is certain to reward those with patience as this youthful wine will evolve and improve with age as it approaches its optimal window of enjoyment. Drink 2017-2030. Tasted June 2017. 93 points. Matt Steeves – www.quercusvino.ca
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Deep and dense, well concentrated. Tart blackberry, ripe black plum, savoury herb. Well balanced. Ruby red, declared 14.3% ABV. Paired well with BBQ rubbed pork tenderloin. Tasted 2014 vintage in June 2017. 92 points BespokeTastings

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