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Gray Monk 'Monk's Blend', Okanagan Valley, BC
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Region: Okanagan Valley Kelowna
Vintage: 2019
BC: $17.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -151767
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WineDiva's Review

NEW, fresh, fragrant.
This first vintage of the Monk's Blend was harvested from long-standing growers for Gray Monk from the south Okanagan (70%) and Similkameen (30%) valleys, this blend of 73% Syrah and 27% Cabernet Sauvignon was oak aged (varietals separately) for 8 months in American and French oak; mostly 2 to 3-year-old barrels. The wines were later blended just before bottling.
Black cherry and raspberry aromas are layered with vanilla, licorice, cedar, pipe tobacco and chocolate. It has a sweet jammy palate like the nose suggests, with berries, vanilla and baling spice flavours. It's a modern approachable red with nice freshness.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Junk Food, Fast Food & Snacks, Game Day Wines

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Wine Diva reviewed - 2022-01-03 04:35:56.0

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