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Altitude is our most premium wine. It is a blend of 75% Merlot and 25?bernet Sauvignon, which has been aged for 20 months in 30% new French oak giving it a very rich and full mouthfeel.

Upper Bench Estate Winery & Creamery Estate Altitude Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Region: Naramata Bench

Country: Canada

Closure: Natural Cork

ABV: 14.3%


  1. 94

    Slightly shy bouquet, hints of red plum, red currant, blueberry. Very plummy, mid-weight with chalky yet ripe tannins. Lingering persistence.

  2. 96

    A beautifully perfumed aroma. The fruit is firmly in the red sphere. Raspberries, cranberries and red currants. the mid palate is medium bodied, energetic and supple, bursting with brightness and life.

  3. 96

    Dark plum, chocolate, cedar mocha aromas with stonefruit notes. Inky deep and classically structured with smooth dark berry stonefruit flavours, velvet, chocolaty textures and well balanced new oak complexity. Slinky firm finish with sweet fruit, graphite notes.

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