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CedarCreek Estate Winery 2012 Merlot

One of the most awarded wineries in the province, CedarCreek has a special connection to this varietal from a past wine competition. Here they were awarded platinum, thereby inventing the platinum category! Full bodied and firm in structure, this is over-delivery once again. Try with rack of lamb or hearty casserole dishes.

 Producer CedarCreek Estate Winery
 Region Okanagan Valley
 Country Canada
 Varietals Merlot
 Vintage 2012

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Community Reviews

4 out of 5 starsReviewed on June 16, 2015

One of their best merlots yet, the folks at CedarCreek have made a deep, complex merlot showcasing brambly fruits, plum, spice, black cherry, and a bit of earthiness with tannins just right for big, Alberta beef dishes. Drinking very well now, 2-5 years will make it even better. CSPC +408666 $20

About the Producer

CedarCreek Estate Winery
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CedarCreek Estate Winery

Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

CedarCreek Estate Winery: Our Wine is Our Word Nestled amongst lush vineyards and panoramic lake views, CedarCreek Estate Winery is one of Kelowna's oldest wineries. Purchased in 1986, CedarCreek released its first wines in 1987 and was one of the first eight pioneering wineries of BC. With four generations...

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