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Wild Goose Vineyards 2016 Merlot

A hot fermentations that extracts flavour and colour and 12 months in American and French oak create a wine that is dark, rich and robust. Exhibitis smokey, earthy notes with cranberry, cocoa powder, and tobacco overtones. Flavours of chocolate, butterscotch and fruitcake. Dense with firm tannins and a lingering finish, it pairs well with steak and will age beautifully. Merlot is making it's comeback!

 Producer Wild Goose Vineyards
 Region Okanagan Valley
 Country Canada
 Varietals Merlot
 Vintage 2016

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About the Producer

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Wild Goose Vineyards

Okanagan Falls, British Columbia, Canada Okanagan Falls, British Columbia, Canada

It all began in early 1983 when founder Adolf Kruger purchased a barren piece of land east of Okanagan Falls. Upon his return to his newly purchased property he discovered a large flock of Canada geese feeding amongst the tumbleweeds, boulders, and rubble. As he approached, the flock of geese took flight...

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