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Bench 1775 Meritage White
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16¼/20

Bench 1775 Meritage White 2016

Naramata Bench, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, CanadaThere is something quite satisfyingly stately about white Bordeaux blends, and this one holds true to type. A blend of Naramata Bench semillon and sauvignon blanc, this was 'partially' aged for 12 months in new French oak barrels, the wood absorbed into the richness of the wine, and providing an appropriate siding for the pear curd, ripe melon, quince jam, all spiced with rasped nutmeg and carrying a sizeable bump of RS.Tasted: 13 October 2018Tasted by: Treve RingPrices: BC 31.90 wine club members Producer: Bench 1775 WineryDistributors: Appellation Wine Marketing
Blend: Sauvignon Blanc - SémillonCSPC: 144384UPC: 626990285410