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Fort Berens Chardonnay 2019

Lillooet, British Columbia, CanadaIn 2019 Lillooet upped its fruit content to 83 percent, electrified by 17 percent from Riverbend Vineyard in the Similkameen Valley. It’s all whole cluster pressed and fermented 83/17 in stainless steel and French oak. Bright and fresh is the descriptor here, with green apple and lemon curd all vying for your palate’s attention. A perfect match for numerous vegetarian dishes or crab cakes. Well done modern BC chardonnay.Tasted: 17 November 2020Tasted by: Prices: BC 20.99 winery online/direct, select private retailers, grocery Producer: Fort Berens Estate WineryDistributors: The Drinks List
Grape: ChardonnayCSPC: 558171UPC: 626990118503