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JoieFarm 'Chic Fille' Pinot Gris, Naramata Bench, BC
88 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Naramata / Penticton
Vintage: 2018
Winery: $31.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -80484
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WineScores' Review

Textural, juicy, honest.
Chic Fille is JoieFarm's proprietor and winemaker, Heidi Noble’s side label; the term translates to pretty girl or cool girl.
This one (there is a small series under this label) is made entirely of Pinot Gris and also in a natural method. Chic Fille is the result of practices she's been playing with for 15 years: native yeast fermentations, lees contact and semi-carbonic fermentations, for example.
It has a hazy salmon pink hue and suggests aromas of orange pekoe tea, bruised strawberries and peach pit with smoky undertones. The palate has a vivace prickle, is juicy, dry and earthy. Straightforward but honest.
Limited availability

Recommended Pairings
Seafood/Fish, French Food, Green Wines

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2019-05-10 19:30:58.0


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