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Established by the Shaunessy and Oldfield families on the South Okanagan’s legendary Golden Mile Bench in 1993, Tinhorn Creek is a very special winegrowing project, comprising 150 acres of spectacular vineyards in two distinct areas, one on either side of the valley. The two vineyards have significantly different soils, exposures, and microclimates. This is a big advantage, providing the opportunity to cultivate a wide range of grape varieties in optimum conditions. From the beginning, the...
Dark purple in the glass reveals a young wine with plenty of structure and deep colour. Elevated nose with black fruit, sage, soy and cedar. Vibrant palate with sweet fresh cherries, red and black berries, and mocha. Great balance of freshness and power, with a long warm finish.
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Beppi Crosariol, November 2017
Medium-full and velvety-ripe, showing supple dark-skinned fruit followed by spice, chocolate, vanilla and a smoky-herbal essence. A luscious and layered cab franc that should still manage to please fans of the leaner Loire Valley style. Smartly crafted.See detailed press review