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Road 13 Vineyards Old Vines Chenin Blanc 2011 Wine Review

Road 13 Vineyards Old Vines Chenin Blanc 2011

Road 13 Vineyards Old Vines Chenin Blanc 2011

VQA, Okanagan Valley, BC, Canada

Community Score: 4.5/5

Community Reviews: 1

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Price: $24.00

Drink: 2012-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Road 13 Vineyards

Agent: Appellation Wines

Product: 450890

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Natalie's Score: 90/100

Made from grapes grown on 43-year-old vines which gives this wine a lovely concentration and depth of flavour without being heavy. Gorgeous apple and dry honey notes. Good acidity for food.

This was reviewed July 30, 2012 by

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The wine has a pale gold hue with a green tinge. This gorgeous wine starts with an intense nose of blackcurrant bud, fresh green figs and honey. The palate shows a depth of flavours and an elegance like a classic Savennières from the Loire Valley. The fruit from the old vines helps to deliver a palate of concentrated quince, green apple, honey and gooseberry. The 2010 Home Vineyard Old Vines Chenin Blanc offers a seductive mouthfeel with a refreshing acidity that delivers a long, lingering dry finish.
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