Drink.  Learn.  Laugh.  Repeat.

Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 326,300 strong:

Register Today!

Township 7 Vineyards & Winery North Bench Oliver NBO 2017 Wine Review

Township 7 Vineyards & Winery North Bench Oliver NBO 2017

Township 7 Vineyards & Winery North Bench Oliver NBO 2017

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

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

  Add My Review

Price: $35.97

Drink: 2019-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.8%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Township 7 Vineyards & Winery

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Another terrific vintage for this robust BC red wine blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot grapes from the North Bench Oliver (NBO) vineyards of Blue Terrace and Rock Pocket. The 2017 Township’s 7 NBO offers aromas of fleshy ripe black cherry, dark berries, mocha and spice. The wine was matured 24 months in French and American oak barrels. Pair with grilled meats.

This Township 7 Vineyards & Winery North Bench Oliver NBO 2017 was reviewed on June 6, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

  Add New Vintage

Pricing & Stock Information

  • 572719
  • $35.00 
  • 11 bottles

Reviews and Ratings

Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

A gorgeous blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Aromas of currant, blueberry and blackberry, with cedar smoke, mocha and a bit of leather. Full bodied, with smooth tannin, a bit of heat from alcohol, and just the right amount of acidity. Fruit, smoke leather and spicy notes all play off each other on the palate, with a slightly mocha hint on the finish. Enjoy with a grilled steak or braised beef short ribs.

If you liked the Township 7 Vineyards & Winery North Bench Oliver NBO 2017, you might also like these wines:

Recipes for Township 7 Vineyards & Winery North Bench Oliver NBO 2017



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!

Domaine Chante Cigale White Wine
Blanc 2022,
Rhône A.P. ...

Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean offers North America's most popular online wine and food pairing classes. 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, both selected as one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year.

Join 326,300 thirsty wine lovers who get access to all of her wine reviews by becoming a member of her site. Take a free online pairing class with her here.



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


Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.


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 feisty 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