Drink.  Learn.  Laugh.  Repeat.

Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 279,415 strong:

Register Today!
Ad

See Ya Later Ranch Major's Block 2016 Wine Review

See Ya Later Ranch Major's Block 2016

See Ya Later Ranch Major's Block 2016

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

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 4

  Add My Review


Price: $22.95

Drink: 2019-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.4%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: See Ya Later Ranch

Agent: Arterra Wines Canada Inc.

More Vintages: 2012 

  Add New Vintage

Pricing & Stock Information

StoreStock    
HWY 401 & WESTON (CROSSROADS)17 Add
BARRACK & KING14 Add
BAYVIEW & SHEPPARD (BAYVIEW VILLAGE)12 Add
HWY 27 & INNOVATION DRIVE12 Add
CORNWALL & TRAFALGAR11 Add
See More Edit
StoreStock    
Mackenzie9 Add
Hope3 Add
Cedar Hill1 Add
100 Mile House1 Add
See More Edit

Reviews and Ratings

Linda Mertes WSET 2 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A full-bodied blend from the Okanagan Valley with Merlot leading the way. Dark berries and oak aromas- vanilla and cocoa. Well-balanced on the palate with a spicy finish. Pair with roast beef, steak and lamb.
Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A ripe and delicious expression of a big juicy Okanagan red. Major's Block is a robust and spicy blend of Shiraz and Merlot with a splash of Petit Verdot and Zinfandel adding further depth and texture to this crowd pleaser. Sourced from the south of the Okanagan Valley, this is a great example of big red wines See Ya Later Ranch produces at their picturesque Okanagan Falls winery. Enjoy over the next 5+ years with BBQ fare, braised dishes, or creamy mushroom risotto. Tasted February 2020. 90 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Delicious and a great price point for this BC VQA wine. Blended from 46% Shiraz, 45% Merlot, 6% Petit Verdot, and 3% Zinfandel, there are aromas of black plum, cherry, mocha, oak and a hint of spice. Full bodied and smooth on the palate, with some medium tannins, and balanced acidity. Fruit is ripe and plush on the palate, and there is a hint of oak and spice on the finish. Enjoy with anything BBQ'ed from ribs, burgers, portobellos, or marinated flank steak.
From the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, See Ya Later Ranch Major's Block 2016 is so easy to enjoy with its ripe blackberry, blueberry, soft dark plum, mocha and vanilla flavours smooth and silky on the palate. The 46% Shiraz, 45% Merlot, 6% Petit Verdot and 3% Zinfandel red wine blend goes down real easy. Lots of enjoyment on this wine -- on its own or with grilled lamb and bison burgers. - Community Wine Reviews

If you liked the See Ya Later Ranch Major's Block 2016, you might also like these wines:

Recipes for See Ya Later Ranch Major's Block 2016

Ad

WANT TO LEARN HOW TO

PAIR WINE
& FOOD?

Join me in a free online video class to learn the secrets to perfect pairings.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Studert-Prüm White Wine
Riesling Spätlese 2018,
Mosel Prädikatswein ...

Natalie MacLean

Canada's Most Quoted Wine Writer

Natalie MacLean is editor of Canada's largest wine review web site, publishing hundreds of wine reviews every week for more than 279,415 members.

She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, the second was named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Get access to all of her reviews today by becoming a member of her site.

FEEL LOST IN THE

LCBO?

Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times

GOT A SMARTPHONE?

Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.

GET NAT'S APP

Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a fiesty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
WFour-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award