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POPLAR GROVE Merlot 2013

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90 Points

This is from Poplar Grove's Penticton vineyard, at the southern end of the Okanagan Lake, where grapes took on a spicy, gravelly depth of flavor in the warm 2013 vintage. Its black cherry fruit feels meaty in its concentration, savory and firm, a serious merlot for a grilled strip steak.

August 2017

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