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Hester Creek Estate Winery The Judge Golden Mile Bench 2016

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Jennifer Havers rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

Re-tasted in 2020. Beautiful!! Blended from 37% each of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Cabernet Franc, 2% Malbec and 1% Petit Verdot. Aromas of blackberry, mocha, leather, a hint of evergreen, cedar smoke and warm, sweet spice. Robust and full bodied on the palate, with a lovely softness of tannins smoothed with some decanting, some bright acidity, juicy blackberries, and a lengthy finish of smoke and spice. The perfect steak wine.




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Hester Creek Estate Winery The Judge Golden Mile Bench 2016, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada: A stunning BC red wine with firm tannins that will smooth out with cellar time, then decant 1-2 hours. Aromas of mocha, espresso, black fruit, smoke and toasty oak. Winemaker Robert Summers makes this wine from some of the oldest vines in the Okanagan for this wine on the Golden Mile Bench. It's a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot grapes. This is stunning: Bordeaux elegance, BC power. Pair with a rare steak or grilled meats. Drink: 2018-2026. 14.60% XD 750 mL  $55.00 Score: 94/100. April 1, 2020 Top Rated Red Wine.  Full Review

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