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Explore Sauvignon Blanc, 2020

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2020 Niagara Peninsula 750 mL, 13% ALC/VOL
Sauvignon Blanc
Critic's Rating 90 pts

*Wine Club Member exclusive. This wine was available in our December 2022 box.*

Our very first endeavor into making Sauvignon Blanc. Expect ripe with exotic fruits like lychee, passionfruit and guava, plus the classic herbal characteristics of the variety on the nose. The palate starts lush with a creamy texture imparted by the oak-aging, then the zesty acidity reminiscent of grapefruit juice balances the wine through to the finish.

Critic's Rating

- Tony Aspler
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The 2020 vintage was a featured wine in December's Wine Club package, 2022.

Tasting notes written by Tony Aspler.

Geographical Indication: VQA Niagara Peninsula
Vineyard: Watson Vineyard
Residual Sugar: 6 g/L
Cases Produced: 202

Appearance: Pale straw colour.
Nose: Slightly reductive, grassy, green plum nose with a mineral note.
Palate: Medium-bodied, crisply dry, grapefruit and lime flavours. Well-balanced and long in the mouth. Lovely mouth-feel.
Quality: 90 points – Wine Club Canada. Outstanding. Drink now and through 2023.

Food Pairing: Mussels in white wine and butter sauce, chicken pesto flatbread, spinach and ricotta cannelloni, vegetable biryani, and garlic prawns with cucumber and ginger salad.