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Laughing Stock Vineyards 'Portfolio', Okanagan Valley, BC
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Region: Okanagan Valley Naramata / Penticton
Vintage: 2017
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Winery: $50.0 +price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -182477
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WineDiva's Review

Woven, powerful, concentrated.
Laughing Stock's premium red is a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot (48/32/14/4/2%)that was aged 20 months in French oak barrel (48% new).
Smoked black currents, coffee, pipe tobacco, dark chocolate, black cherries, brown spice, sage and black peppery aromas lead to a concentrated palate. Power and persistence is has a slightly brooding character but is nicely woven and balanced with freshness.

Second Review: November 2021Black earth and chocolate, sage and toasted brown spice aromas rest on a bed of black currents and sweet floral notes. On the palate, spicy black fruits, leather, tobacco and spice flavours dominate; it's supple, nicely woven and elegant. Time in bottle has added harmony.

 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Cheese - Hard/Aged, Cellar Keepers


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Wine Diva reviewed - 2021-11-16 17:11:33.0

 
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