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Dostana Riesling, 2016

Shipped and sold by Kalala Organic Estate Winery

2016 Okanagan Valley 750 mL, 13.8% ALC/VOL

Availability: In stock

$25.00
Riesling

Critic's Rating90 pts

Description

Light oak, aromas of nectarine, apricot, honey-crisp apple, and pear. Flavours of apricot, nectarine, pineapple, and lime. Pleasant acidity, almost to the level of a tart fruit juice like lemonade. Strong Indian and Asian spices are a perfect match.

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Critic’s Rating:

90 pts

- Tony Aspler

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Tasting Notes

The 2016 vintage was a featured wine in July's Wine Club package, 2021.

 

Tasting notes written by Tony Aspler.

 

Geographical Indication: BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Vineyard: Mariposa and Chandra Vineyards
Residual Sugar: 0.2 g/L
Cases Produced: 309

 

Appearance: Light golden colour.
Nose: Honeyed petrol nose with a floral note and a touch of oak.
Palate: Medium-bodied, just off-dry, honeyed apple, lychee and tangerine flavours. Beautifully balanced and lingering.
Quality: Outstanding. 90 points. Drink now or hold a couple of years to intensify the bouquet.

 

Food Pairing: Garganelli pasta with crab and broccolini, lime and basil-cured trout, pork chops with apple and ginger chutney, artichoke and white bean hummus crostini, and chili-spiced grilled pineapple.

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