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Van Westen Vineyards Vivre la Vietext

Van Westen Vineyards Vivre la Vie 2008

Naramata Bench, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, CanadaFloral, prune, cherry jam, slightly volatile aromas of tobacco, chocolate, vanilla, cedar and coffee aromas. Dry, full, round but firm palate with cedar, tobacco, pepper, Christmas pudding, cherry jam, cranberry, barnyard and prune flavours. Somewhat dry and austere on the palate. Try it now with grilled meats or age this for five years in bottle.Tasted: 27 December 2011Tasted by: Anthony Gismondi and Stuart TobePrices:
BC$30.00750mlwinery direct and private wine shops
Producer: Van Westen VineyardsDistributors: Winery Direct
Grape: MerlotUPC: 00626990097266