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Pinot Gris, 2020

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2020 Fraser Valley 750 mL, 13.2% ALC/VOL
Pinot Gris
Critic's Rating 90 pts

This pale yellow wine carries intense aromas of melon, yellow apple, pear and ginger on the nose before a juicy attack with flavours of papaya, peach, nectarine, guava, honeydew melon and a flinty finish.

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- Tony Aspler
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The 2020 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: 1.9 g/L
Cases Produced: 698

Appearance: Pale straw in colour.
Nose: Peach pit nose.
Palate: Medium-bodied, dry, well-balanced flavours of peach and lemon. Well balanced and fresh on the palate.
Quality: 90 points. Outstanding. Drink now and through 2023.

Food Pairing: Fried mashed potato balls with sour cream, steamed mussels in a creamy white wine sauce, vegetable stir-fry with teriyaki, Mediterranean-style steamed salmon with lemon and fresh herbs, and spicy chicken curry.