Oldfield Series 2Bench Red 2009

92 pts, 92 pts, & 93pts - Recent scores!
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A Bordeaux style blend made up of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, & Petite Verdot.

Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
"This Bordeaux-style blend...is simply the best red I have tasted from Oldfield. She has captured the essence of the art of assemblage and made it seamless in this blend."

- Rick VanSickle

93 points - Rick VanSickle, November 2012

92 points - Icon Wines, October 2012

92 points - John Schreiner, November 2012

Silver - BC Wine Awards, 2012

Bronze - Canadian Wine Awards, 2012

Bronze - Intervin International Wine Competition, 2012

Vineyard Notes
Diamondback Vineyard (Black Sage Bench)

Aspect: South-West

Vine Orientation: North-South

Soil: Sand

Vine Age: 3-17 years

Growing Conditions: A warm season with above average rainfall.

Vineyard Operations: Spur pruned, Vertical Shoot positioning, green bunch and leaf removal

Production Notes
45% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Cabernet Franc, 3% Petite Verdot
Winemaker Notes
100% of the wine will receive malolactic fermentation and is barrel-aged for 19-20 months in new, medium and neutral French Oak Barrels. Once bottled, the wine was aged for another 14 months before release.
Wine Specs
Red Blend
Okanagan Valley
Harvest Date
October 10-15, 2009
24.8 Brix
5.78 g/L
5-7 years
Bottling Date
July 7, 2011
Residual Sugar
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Product Reviews

Lorne Gosick's Gravatar
Lorne Gosick
(Nov 7, 2012 at 12:56 PM)
Crush Club Member - Very pleasantly surprised, from the depth of the body to the dark robust undertones. The perfect wine with our garlic seasoned prime rib. We will purchase more. We cannot wait to see how it cellars in 2-3 years.

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Oldfield Series 2Bench Red 2009