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Quails' Gate Old Vines Foch
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15½/20

Quails' Gate Old Vines Foch 2014

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, CanadaOh foch - you're so divisive: like or hatred. These hybrid grapes (named after French World War I hero, General Ferdinand Foch) were planted in 1978 in Osoyoos. Think roasted earth, sunbaked cassis, charcoal and chargrilled onions, all riding a rustic-edged cushion of tannins. The end has a snap of cassis and bitter coffee. Well suited to hearty meat stews or venison.Tasted: 11 October 2016Tasted by: Treve RingPrices: BC 25.00 winery direct, private wine shops AB 24.99 private wine shops ON 27.00 Producer: Quails' Gate Vineyards Estate WineryDistributors: Appellation Wine Marketing
Hobbs & Co. Wine Merchants Inc.
Grape: Maréchal FochCSPC: 639625UPC: 778856111217