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Fort Berens Pinot Gris 2017

Lillooet, British Columbia, CanadaTropical is not a word most people associate with Lillooet, but this pinot gris boasts tropical pineapple, mango, peach aromas that spill onto the palate. It’s a moderately sweet, juicy affair with candied orange tempered by a mineral, lees and a sagedust finish. The fruit is 80 percent estate grown with a 20 percent injection of electrical energy from the Similkameen. Some 15 percent is barrel-fermented and you feel that weight on the mid-palate. Nice freshness here to counter. Best with fresh halibut in a butter sauce.Tasted: 17 May 2018Tasted by: Anthony Gismondi and Treve RingPrices:
BC$17.99750mlwinery direct, VQA shops, private wine shops
Producer: Fort Berens Estate WineryDistributors: The Drinks List
Grape: Pinot Gris/Pinot GrigioCSPC: 219030UPC: 626990125679