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Summerhill Pyramid Winery 'Cipes' Blanc de Franc, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Kelowna
Vintage: 2011
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WineScores' Review

Expressive, juicy, unexpected.
Summerhill's first release of its blanc de Franc (made from a great harvest of Cabernet Franc) fizz has already received plenty of kudos. It was aged on lees in bottle for three years to add complexity.
The colour is coppery salmon and it offers sweet aromas of tangerine, peach stone, red currants, honey, Gala apples and violets. The palate however is dry. It is juicy and laden with berry flavours, fruit and nut bread and bold citrus.
Fresh and unique, expressive and unexpected.


 
Recommended Pairings
White Meat Chicken/Pork, French Food, Appetizers


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Wine Scores reviewed - 2015-12-14 14:55:45.0

 

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