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Hillside Winery & Bistro 2015 Merlot blend

In this generous wine the bright cranberry aromas of Cabernet Franc highlight deep plum and blackberry scents of merlot. This charming bouquet carries over and flavours of red and black cherries linger on the palate. Beautifully balanced, this wine has a lush tannin structure and a seamless finish. WINEMAKER NOTES: Starting with a beautiful Cabernet Franc vineyard, just across Naramata Road from the winery, the fruit was given a 7-day cold soak followed by fermentation and skin contact for a total of 28 days. After 8 months oak maturation, it was blended with merlot from three prime Naramata Bench vineyards for a final split of 51% Merlot to 49% Cabernet Franc. It is bottled under screw cap to ensure the integrity of freshness and flavour. FOOD PAIRING: Wild mushroom pastas and rich tomato-based sauces.

 Producer Hillside Winery & Bistro
 Region Okanagan Valley
 Country Canada
 Varietals MerlotCabernet Franc
 Vintage 2015

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About the Producer

Hillside Winery & Bistro
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Hillside Winery & Bistro

Penticton, British Columbia, Canada Penticton, British Columbia, Canada

Hillside’s well-equipped cellar, under the direction of Winemaker Kathy Malone, produces top quality Okanagan Valley wines destined for many markets. Our commitment to quality has been highly awarded and praised throughout North America. Hillside is the original BC winery to produce Muscat Ottonel,...

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