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Black Hills Nota Bene 2011

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, CanadaThis note comes from a 17-wine vertical tasting held in Osoyoos, British Columbia on Saturday September 30. Each of the bottles tasted were in good physical condition although clearly some of the older, formative years are now past their best. Working through 17 vintages of Nota Bene makes it clear that better viticulture, older grapes vines, new facilities and better wine knowledge has improved the all-round quality of the current Nota Bene labels when compared to its humbler beginnings. Another cool offering where the dill marks the cassis through. The finish is dry and resiny if there is bright light you can sense the tannins management is under control and the textures are soft and slippery. Ready and waiting for a warmer year. The blend is a 5o/40/10 mix of cabernet sauvignon, merlot, and cabernet franc at 14.0 degrees alcohol. Winemaker Graham Pierce.Tasted: 05 November 2017Tasted by: Prices:
BC$53.00750ml$53 was the release price.
Producer: Black Hills Estate WineryDistributors: Andrew Peller Import Agency
Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot - Cabernet FrancCSPC: 708073UPC: 62990061533