Recently featured in the Chef Meets Grape Somm Smackdown in Victoria, the 2003 Oldfield Collection Merlot was a huge hit.
"Tinhorn Creek Oldfield's Collection 2003 Merlot $65
Well this s**t is bananas. $65 for bottle of 17-year old wine that was $28 when it was released? The only explanation is that it's gonzo, right? Except it's not. It's a bit reductive, a bit green but it also offers some wonderful leathery notes, some real herbaceousness and weathered grit—a time travel machine for the price of dinner for two at White Spot. Any other wine region in the world and this is a $150 bottle of wine."
Read full article here.
-Neal McLennan, Western Living Magazine