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Unsworth Vineyards Cuvée De L'ile Méthode Traditionelle
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Unsworth Vineyards Cuvée De L'ile Méthode Traditionelle 2015

Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada2015 is more or less a carbon copy of 2014, with just a slightly fresher tone. The mix is about half pinot gris mixed with pinot noir and auxerrois; a portion is from the estate, the rest from nearby Cowichan Valley vineyards. After 15 months in the bottle, it comes to life in the glass, offering a blend of yellow and red orchard fruits with floral overtones and a creamy, leesy underbelly with a good rip of acidity. Fresh, bright, and unique, this is yet another benchmark for BC sparkling wines worth following.Tasted: 31 May 2020Tasted by: Prices: BC 35.00 winery direct, private wine shops Producer: Unsworth Vineyards ULCDistributors: Storied Wines & Spirits
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Blend: Pinot Noir - Pinot Gris - Pinot AuxerroisCSPC: 994897UPC: 626990160915