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Gewürztraminer, 2022

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2022 Fraser Valley 750 mL, 13.5% ALC/VOL
Critic's Rating 91 pts

This medium bodied wine is bright with acidity and a lingering dry finish. The nose is full of varietal markers such as lychee, peaches and ginger. Pair this with pork, soft cheese and spiced dishes.

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- Tony Aspler
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The 2021 vintage was a featured wine in July's Wine Club package, 2022.

Tasting notes written by Tony Aspler.

Geographical Indication: BC VQA British Columbia
Vineyard: Northwest Oliver & Summerland vineyards
Residual Sugar: 8 g/L
Cases Produced: 298

Appearance: Pale straw in colour.
Nose: Aromatic, orange blossom, lychee nose with a hint of ginger.
Palate: Medium-bodied, just off-dry with flavours of grapefruit and lychee. Classic Gewurz.
Quality: 91 points. Outstanding. Drink now or through 2023.

Food Pairing: Cheese fondue with fresh apples, sweet and spicy pork tenderloin served over steamed rice, crispy prosciutto di Parma, spicy seafood boil, and Thai red duck curry.