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Unsworth Vineyards Pinot Gris Saison Vineyards 2020

Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, CanadaUnsworth has worked with Saison Vineyard pinot gris since 2010, and its performance has inspired the winery to produce a single vineyard label. We are all the better for it. The Saison effect is its delicacy. It is primarily fermented in stainless steel with a minor amount of neutral French oak (10%) to take on the rush of minerality. The style is electric with a silky leesy undercurrent to keep it running through the palate. A perfectly chiselled clean finish lingers with a scent of the sea. Impressive. Back up the truck if you love real wine. The regional soils are volcanic in origin, layered with marine sediments and gravel carved and deposited by glaciers. Today, clay loams lay on top of this gravelly base, sitting between the 48th and 50th parallel, only a few kilometres from the current-day ocean, long receded from the landscape.Tasted: 08 July 2022Tasted by: Anthony GismondiPrices:
BC$26.00750mlwinery online/direct
Producer: Unsworth Vineyards ULCDistributors: Storied Wines & Spirits
Summit Fine Wines
Grape: Pinot Gris/Pinot GrigioCSPC: 112769UPC: 626990320340