Checkmate Silent Bishop Merlot 2013, Okanagan Valley

Merlot Merlot
British Columbia, Canada

$85.00

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Displays plenty of expensive wood right off the top, with light melted butter layered on dense, ripe, plush dark...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Silent Bishop is the second of Checkmate’s four regional expression merlots, a blend of three benches, Osoyoos West,...

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WineAlign Exchange Tasting Notes
WineAlign Exchange Tasting Notes

Food Pairing:

Bacon wrapped filet mignon, or seared duck breast with blueberry sauce.

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is from vineyards on the western benches of Oliver and Osoyoos that catch morning sun at a cooler time of day...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

There is a nice harmonious nose to this fruity merlot with a nose of ripe blackberry fruit with fragrant oak spice,...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A woody merlot with smoky, cedar notes framing the dense, savory and salty fruit. Grapes for this concentrated wine...

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