VQA Lake Erie North Shore
This wine is made from grapes grown near a large oval pond secluded by tall grasses and shrubs. The pond regulates moisture in the soils surrounding it and the vines have flourished, producing fruit that is rich but refreshing.
Colour: Pale lemon
Bouquet: Fruit-forward with the tantalizing aroma of tropical fruit
Taste: Crisp expressive flavours of melon, passion and tropical fruit, with a light and refreshing finish
Food Matches: Seafood – shrimp, fish and scallops – or tangy rich foods like goat cheese and artichoke dip
Serve At: 8° – 10°C
Available at LCBO Vintages
Gord Stimmell: “The melon and lemongrass aromas are fetching and the flavours unveil classic grapefruit, gooseberry and guava. Zesty and vibrant.” 90 Points (September 2014)
Rick Van Sickle: “The Sauvignon Blanc has a lovely nose of grapefruit, passion fruit, herbs, light grass and tropical fruit. It has good energy of the palate and is nicely balanced with grapefruit and fresh herbs leading the way.” 87 Points (September 2014)
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