Montakarn Estate Winery 2012 Angel Share, Okanagan Valley, $23

By on December 20, 2014

Montakarn Estate Winery-Angel Share-Okanagan Valley-2012-LabelBlack Sage Bench grower/winemaker Gary Misson features Malbec (39%) in this blend with Syrah (27%), Merlot (23%) and Cabernet Franc, and Francofans in British Columbia particularly will appreciate its herbal and food-friendly approach. Bing cherry, Montmorency cherry and cranberry aromas and flavors also pick up notes of fresh-picked green bean and moist earth. Red raspberry acidity and restrained oak give this a lively finish that will pair nicely with lean meats and vegetarian lasagna.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 220 cases

Alcohol: 13%

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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