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Okanagan Crush Pad 'Narrative XC Method' Sparkling, Okanagan Valley BC
90 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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Winery: $24.9

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -165038
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WineScores' Review

Fizzy, fresh, tasty.
The XC fizz was made from grapes grown in OCP's Summerland and Oliver vineyards. Its second (bubble inducing) fermentation took place in the winery's state-of-the-art charmat tanks, which are designed to lie on their sides, exactly like traditionally-made sparkling wine is aged, but in its own bottle.
A pale salmony-pink it delivers juicy aromas of summer berries and peach fuzz, bread dough and orange blossoms. It's fizzy and fresh with a creamy texture carved off by racy acidity. Sweet red delicious apples and tangerine spritz flavours linger on the palate. Approachable, pristine and very tasty.
Made mostly from: Pinot Blanc, Gewurztraminer, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.


 
Recommended Pairings
Spicy Food, Wedding Wines, Patio Sippers, Seafood/Fish, Sushi, Green Wines, Appetizers


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Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-06-04 16:32:22.0

 

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