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

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Region: British Columbia Fraser Canyon - Lillooet
Vintage: 2017
BC Private Wine Stores: $26.0 + price will vary
Winery: $25.99 wine club members only

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -541011
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WineScores' Review

Golden, toasted, fresh.

The White Gold is a reserve tier wine made at the Fort Berens Lillooet winery from estate Chardonnay grapes; it was aged in French oak barrels for 9 months.
It has a rich gold colour with notes of yellow apples and lemon curds, matchstick and toasted biscuits with roasted spices. The palate is also toasty; browned butter and grilled lemons, spiced nuts, and toasted oak with vanilla. Good freshness here, nice weight and not woody. The finish is long and warm.

Pair: roast chicken, polenta with brown sage butter.

Recommended Pairings
White Meat Chicken/Pork, Creamy Dishes

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-01-06 14:01:54.0


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