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Pinot Gris, 2022

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2022 Okanagan Valley 750 mL, 12.6% ALC/VOL
$27.70
Pinot Gris

Tasting Notes: Pronounced aromas of white peach, pear, and mandarin with a hint of white grapefruit. The palate is fresh with crunchy green apple, honeydew melon, and lemon zest. A mouth-watering wine with a lingering finish. Pair with summer salad, beer battered fish, grilled snapper.

Winemaking: The grapes were hand harvested and whole bunch pressed. 90% of the fruit was fermented in stainless steel tank while the other 10% was fermented in 2-year-old French oak barrels.

Residual Sugar: 6.93 g/L

  • 2023 All Canadian Wine Championships, Bronze 2023 All Canadian Wine Championships, Bronze
  • National Wine Awards of Canada 2023, Gold Medal National Wine Awards of Canada 2023, Gold Medal
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    The 2019 vintage was a featured wine in April's Wine Club package, 2021.

     

    Tasting notes written by Tony Aspler.

     

    Geographical Indication: BC VQA Okanagan Valley
    Vineyard: Golden Retreat Vineyard, Summerland
    Residual Sugar: 6.5 g/L
    Cases Produced: 1,362

     

    Appearance: White gold colour.
    Nose: Minerally, peach pit nose with a floral top note.
    Palate: Medium-bodied, dry, fresh and lively, white peach and lemon flavours. Beautifully balanced. Well-structured with a lovely mouth-feel and an engaging touch of bitterness on the finish to give added interest.
    Quality: Outstanding. 90 points. Drink now or hold through 2023.

     

    Food Pairing: Edamame and cilantro hummus, charred greens and feta flatbread, beer-battered onion rings, peach and spinach salad with balsamic vinaigrette, and grilled chicken kabobs.

    • 2023 All Canadian Wine Championships, Bronze
    • National Wine Awards of Canada 2023, Gold Medal