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Poplar Grove Winery The Legacy 2011 Wine Review

Poplar Grove Winery The Legacy 2011

Poplar Grove Winery The Legacy 2011

Okanagan Valley, BC VQA, Canada

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $49.90

Drink: 2015-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Poplar Grove Winery

Agent: Trialto Wine Group Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Savoury and smoky with dark fruit and toasty oak, yet surprisingly vibrant. This is a robust BC red wine blend of 43% Merlot, 41% Cabernet Franc, 13% Malbec and 3% Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine was matured in French oak barrels for 21 months followed by another 18 months of aging in the bottle before being released from the winery. Only 550 cases of the 2011 vintage were produced.

This Poplar Grove Winery The Legacy 2011 was reviewed on May 20, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 611137
  • $37.54 
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Reviews and Ratings

Each year The Legacy is determined by nature and the palate of Poplar Grove’s winemaking team. Barrels selected for Legacy are deemed worthy based on taste prole and structure. The 2011 Legacy vintage blend is composed of predominantly Merlot. This vintage the winemaking team decided Cabernet Franc would be the secondary varietal due to its spectacular growing season. Cabernet Franc’s compelling fruit flavours
create a roundness and a plump mouthfeel on the palate. Cabernet Sauvignon was added to the blend for its powerful structured tannins and finally our Malbec’s aromatics completed this legendary Legacy. All of the varietals were hand picked and sorted to ensure only perfect fruit was included in the fermentation process. The wine was inoculated to start malolactic fermentation near the end of primary ferment. This
wine was aged 21 months in French oak and then 24 months in our cellar prior to release.

Source: Winery (Poplar Grove Winery)

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