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Upper Bench Winery Pinot Blanc, Okanagan Valley, BC
90 Points

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Region: British Columbia Naramata Bench
Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -990523
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WineScores' Review

Fragrant, expressive, racy.
Pinot Blanc with 5% Muscat, this fragrant version doles out lemon curds and honey, orchard fruits, grapefruit zest and spring blossom aromas. The palate is dry and zesty with lovely purity and plenty of crunchy fruit and racy acidity. Mouthwatering and concentrated with a pristine finish.


 
Recommended Pairings
Spicy Food, Patio Sippers, Seafood/Fish, Girl's Night, White Meat Chicken/Pork, Sushi


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-07-23 18:09:35.0

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -501114

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -170316

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -165038

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -374465

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -326140

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92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -232215

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -990523

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -579045

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -133215

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -158147

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -158147

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -111768

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88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -585745

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -142588

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90 Points

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88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -132343

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89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -326280

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -509851

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90 Points

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89 Points

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88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -2400

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91 Points

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -388629

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93 Points

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -329458

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89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -200932

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -76265

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92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -639658

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -780315

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87 Points

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92 Points

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90 Points

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88 Points

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