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Desert Hills Ursa Major

2012 Desert Hills Cactus Red

2012 Desert Hills Cactus Red
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$18.90
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SKU: 241026
Wine Specs
Vintage
2013
Varietal
Red Blend
Appellation
BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Harvest Date
Oct 30 2012
Sugar
25.1
Acid
6.38
pH
3.70
Aging
5 months 50% French Oak 50% Stainless
Residual Sugar
0
Alcohol %
13.5
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
A delicious, velvety blend with flavours of ripe berry.
Vineyard Notes
Both vineyards are situated on the Black Sage Bench and share east-west orientation and famous sandy soils, providing for maximum sun exposure and great drainage.
Production Notes
1200 cases made
Winemaker Notes
A blend of 40% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Syrah and 20% Gamay. Grapes were hand harvested and transferred to fermenting tanks for a five day cold soak, twice daily pump over to extract color and flavour. Fermentation was maintained at a consistent 26 degrees, and a light membrane press yields the juice used for the Cactus Red blend.
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James. K. Hodgins
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(Oct 8, 2016 at 10:09 PM)
Great value, pairs well with red meat + white cheese$$$$

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