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Nk'Mip Cellars 2019 Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon

Nk'Mip Cellars 2019 Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon
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Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Aromas and flavours of cassis, spice, blackberry with some herbal notes. This wine has a rich and concentrated entry with tight but complete tannins that lead to a long-structured finish. A must try Cabernet Sauvignon.
Vineyard Notes
A cool, wet March and first half of April had us concerned that we may be headed for a late bud break and difficult start to the growing season. However, towards the end of April the weather changed dramatically, and temperatures rose to well above seasonal averages, accelerating bud break to close to historical norms. June and July were good growing months and August brought smoke from the many fires burning around the northwest. Early September was cool – ideal for the whites and Pinot Noir, but we were beginning to get worried about the bigger reds. We saw an October to remember - very sunny and dry, hitting day time temperatures of 16°- 17C° in Osoyoos, while nighttime temperatures were staying just above the freezing mark, allowing for an extended hang time and a great conclusion to another fine Okanagan vintage!
Production Notes
The grapes for this wine was sourced from the Nk'Mip Vineyard that is situated directly below the winery. Harvested on October 30th and 31st the fruit was gently destemmed and crushed to two separate SS fermentors. After 12 days of fermentation on the skins the wines were pressed into French oak barrels for 18 months of barrel aging prior to blending and bottling.
Food Pairing Notes
Prime rib, rack of lamb, braised beef short ribs, baked eggplant with mushroom and tomato sauce, sharp cheddar and aged gouda.

Product Reviews

Peggy Prud'homme's Gravatar
Peggy Prud'homme
(Aug 14, 2016 at 7:58 PM)
I received this wine as a gift and now I want to buy more for myself. It is absolutely delicious! I recommend it to anyone who loves a great bottle of red wine!

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Caroline Phillips
(Sep 11, 2016 at 1:23 PM)
We had this wine on the Canadian VIA in the Prestige Class - it was FANTASTIC! We and our fellow travelers drank the train dry. Definitely want to get some more!

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jd nderson
(May 30, 2020 at 9:14 AM)
leans overly on the Cab Franc, so sweeter than usual. 2017, difficult year, 87 pts. QPR not great.

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