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TINHORN CREEK TINHORN CREEK - Oldfield Series 2Bench Red - 2013

TINHORN CREEK Oldfield Series 2Bench Red 2013

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92 Points

Substantial, succulent, toasted. The 2013 version of this wine is comprised of 47% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Cabernet Franc, 20% Merlot, 6% Malbe and 3% Petit Verdot. It is consistently a supple and substantial wine; ripe blackberry, black cherries, dried lilacs, sweet baking spices notes and cedar chips, lead the nose. The palate is succulent and smooth, and meaty and toasted, with dusty black fruit flavours and a potent bittersweet finish. It is quite mouthfilling and this year I sense more oak on the palate. 

May 2017

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