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Meritage, Clos du Soleil, Estate Reserve, Similkameen Valley VQA, BC, Canada, 2010, 14% abv.
A classic Meritage blend of Cabernet Franc 40%, Malbec 35%, Cabernet Sauvignon 20%, and Petit Verdot 5%, this wine hails from one of BC’s coolest biodynamic vineyards. Clos du Soleil is located in a unique microclimate of a region – … Continue reading
Meritage, Clos du Soleil, Celestiale, Similkameen Valley VQA, BC, 2011, 13.4% abv.
Straight from the heart of the Similkameen Valley in BC’s Okanagan, a veritable desert (yes, I know – non-believers have a hard time with that – there is actually a desert in Canada), here we have a Meritage wine. What … Continue reading
Blackwood Lane, Meritage, The Reference, Okanagan Valley, BC, 2006, 14.2% abv, C$90
When I purchased this bottle back at the beginning of my journey into serious wine interests, I definitely expected more. Looking back, I think I was rather naive and most certainly I spent too much money. Ah well, live a … Continue reading
Posted in British Columbia, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon / Blends, Malbec, Merlot, OTHER, Petit Verdot, RED Tagged 2006, BC, Blackwood Lane, cabernet franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, malbec, meritage, merlot, Okanagan Valley, Petit Verdot, red wine, The Reference 2 Comments
Meritage, Clos du Soleil, Celestiale, Similkameen Valley VQA, BC, 2011, 13.4% abv
I’ve been waiting patiently for the delivery of my mixed case of Clos du Soleil wines via friends who made the trip to the Okanagan last week. One of the wines in this case is the Celestiale. The dictionary definition … Continue reading
Posted in BC, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon / Blends, Malbec, Merlot, Petit Verdot Tagged BC, cabernet franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Canada, Celestiale, Clos du Soleil, malbec, meritage, merlot, okanagan, Petit Verdot, red wine, Similkameen Valley Leave a comment
Black Hills Estate Winery, Nota Bene, Meritage, Oliver, Okanagan Valley, BC, Canada, 2010, 14% abv.
I bought this bottle at the winery in Oliver in August 2012 – and then brought it right back to the Okanagan to drink with Jennifer and Allan. Fun! This is Black Hills’ renowned Meritage blend of 57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Merlot … Continue reading
Nota Bene, Black Hills Estate Winery, Oliver, British Columbia, 2007, 14.6% abv
When at Black Hills in 2012, I opted for the vertical Nota Bene tasting of the 2007 – 2010 Meritage blends. These wines and the winery have quite a history. Originally owned by two couples, one couple left after … Continue reading
Posted in BC, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon / Blends, Meritage, Merlot, RED, Winery Review Tagged black hills, british columbia, meritage, nota bene, okanagan, red wine Leave a comment