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Ken Forrester Vineyards Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch, South Africa
91 Points

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Region: South Africa Stellenbosch
Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -120202
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WineScores' Review

Pleasing, weighty, creamy.
Pleasing grilled lemons and honeysuckle, fine toasted spices, yellow apples and melon with hints of toasted brioche. On the palate a creamy texture is carved off with a thin blade of acidity. Weighty, spicy and toasted, it a wine with a lot going on.


 
Recommended Pairings
Seafood/Fish, White Meat Chicken/Pork, French Food, Creamy Dishes


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Wine Scores reviewed - 2019-11-26 17:14:26.0

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92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -298059

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -541011

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -350108

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Vintage: 2020
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Mt. Boucherie Pinot Gris, Similkameen Valley, BC
90 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley West Bank
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -602094

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -264879

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -40758

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -748830

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Bellingham 'The Bernard Series' Old Vine Chenin Blanc, Coastal Region South Africa
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -897710

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Domaine Drouhin Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills, Oregon
93 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -231944

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92 Points

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Mission Hill Family Estate 'Reserve' White Meritage, Okanagan Valley, BC
92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -231944

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -120202

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -386546

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -95925

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -88591

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90 Points

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Mt. Boucherie Pinot Gris, Similkameen Valley, BC
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -602094

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Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars Estate Cuvee Chardonnay, Okangan Valley BC
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -510941

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Hester Creek Chardonnay, Golden Mile Bench, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -467258

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Meyer Family Vineyards 'McLean Creek Road' Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley BC
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -139717

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Quails' Gate 'Stewart Family Reserve' Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley
93 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -639641

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93 Points

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Fort Berens Estate Winery Reserve 'White Gold', British Columbia
91 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -541011

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90 Points

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89 Points

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89 Points

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Louis Bouillot 'Perle d'Aurore' Cremant Brut Rose, Bourgogne, France
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -494856

Ranking: 30.000661
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93 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -639641

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Clos du Soleil 'Winemaker's Series' Whispered Secret Vineyard Pinot Gris, Similkameen Valley, BC
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -112876

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -467258

Ranking: 30.000607
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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -350108

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92 Points

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89 Points

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92 Points

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