Wine Review – 2015 Sperling Vineyards Pinot Noir – 2016 Fielding Gewurztraminer

Wine Review – 2015 Sperling Vineyards Pinot Noir – 2016 Fielding Gewurztraminer

2016 Fielding Gewurztraminer – Vintages 146753 – $19.95 – **** – Gewurztraminer from Ontario is something worth seeking out. It doesn’t have the weight or texture of Alsatian bottles, but it’s not trying to be Alsace. The lighter texture on the mid-palate make this easier to pair with food. Aromas and flavours are textbook tropical and rose, with a nice sweetness that amplifies the lychee note. The acidity on this wine is balanced but the…

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Sperling Vineyards (July 2016)

Sperling Vineyards (July 2016)

One of my first stops in the Okanagan was to Sperling Estates. I have long been a fan of Ann Sperling’s work at Southbrook. So, as soon as I knew I was heading out west my first point of order was to make sure I got a chance to visit Ann’s family winery. I had a chance to taste through the portfolio with Rickard Branby. He is the Assistant Winemaker and Vineyard Manager for Sperling….

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