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Van Westen Vineyards Vivacious 2022

Naramata Bench, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, CanadaPinot Blanc is having a moment in BC, and Vivacious is one of the reasons why. There is a splash of pinot gris in the mix, all coming off the rocky estate of Homelot vineyard above Naramata Road. It’s fermented in a mixture of tank and barrel, with partial malolactic juice mixed with lees contact juice, which enriches and adds complexity. An exotic orange current in the finish marks fresh red apple and pear. Clean, fresh, and delicious, this is a stylish food wine from the Naramata Bench.Tasted: 07 November 2023Tasted by: Anthony GismondiPrices:
BC$22.50750mlwinery direct
Producer: Van Westen VineyardsDistributors: Winery Direct
Blend: Pinot Blanc - Pinot GrisCSPC: 500637UPC: 62699066286