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Culmina Family Winery 'Hypothesis', Golden Mile Bench, Okanagan Valley BC
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Vintage: 2014
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Winery: $46.0

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Muscular, savoury, textural.
Located on the Golden Mile Bench, Culmina was established by the Triggs family (of Jackson-Triggs fame) in 2007 and was sold in 2019 to Arterra Wines Canada.
Hypothesis in Greek means proposal, is a flagship Bordeaux red (Cab Sauv, Cab Franc, Merlot), which was aged in a combination of new and second fill French oak barrels.
Notes of chalky cocoa, prunes, green olives and wild herbs. dried cherry, espresso and molasses lead to an earthy palate. Dusty plums, pencil shavings, brown spice, leather and espresso grounds lounge on the palate. It's a textural wine, quite muscular and has distinct bitterness on the finish.


 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Good First Impressions, French Food


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Wine Diva reviewed - 2021-11-29 21:11:12.0

 
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