Oldfield Series 2Bench Red 2010
90 points - Beppi Crosariol
Our Oldfield Series 2Bench Red is our Bordeaux style blend. Grapes for this wine come from our Tinhorn Creek Vineyards and our Diamondback Vineyard. Made from 45% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Cabernet Franc, and 3% Petite Verdot. It spends 18+ months in French oak followed by 18 months in bottle before release. This is a big wine with ripe fruit flavours and smooth tannins. Try it with rib steak or bison.
Tinhorn Creek, Diamondback
October 25, 2010
June 6, 2012
FINALIST - Lieutenant Governor's Awards for Excellence in BC Wine
SILVER - International Wine & Spirit Challenge, London, England
SILVER - LA Wine & Spirits Competition
BRONZE- Intervin International Wine Awards, 2013
Cool season with average rainfall. Spur pruned, Vertical shoot positioned, green bunch removal
100% of this wine received malolactic fermentation and was barrel-aged for 18 months in new, medium and neutral French Oak Barrels. Once bottled, the wine was aged for another 16 months before release.