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Winemaker's Cut Gruner Veltliner, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2018
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WineScores' Review

Pristine, delicious, fragrant.
The Winemaker's Cut wines come from just south of Oliver. In the process there are no pesticides or herbicides used in their vineyards, which means their focus leans toward natural wines. Ideally, in the winery, they use only native yeast, no, or minimal fining (only bentonite and time), and very light or no filtration at all.
Gruner is a rarity outside of Austria, and this one is a wonderful version doling out peach and tangerine, spring blossoms and honey aromas. It is fresh and juicy with a kiss of sweetness and pristine character. Wonderful levity and a mouthwatering finish.


 
Recommended Pairings
Spicy Food, Good First Impressions, Seafood/Shellfish, Patio Sippers, White Meat Chicken/Pork, Green Wines, Appetizers


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2019-10-01 21:11:05.0

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