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Rating
91.00
Year
2014
Region
Okanagan Valley
Varietal
Red blend
Price
$55 in B.C.

Tinhorn's new flagship wine is a blend of 53-per-cent cabernet sauvignon with support from merlot, cabernet franc, malbec and a splash of petit verdot – a Bordeaux-style red blend, in other words. There's spicy tang here from 24 months in French and Hungarian oak barrels, to be sure, which serves as a lively counterpoint to the seductive dark-berry fruit. It's very dry in the end, with fine-grained, dusty tannins that should help the wine evolve well for years in the cellar (yes, even under the screw-cap seal). Available direct from the winery, tinhorn.com.

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