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Dianne Fisher

Dianne Fisher Sommelier, ISG

Sea Star Ortega 2014

Pender Island, Gulf Islands, Canada
2501 days ago

Dianne scored this wine: 95/100

Beautiful aromatic wafts of lime leaf, lemon citrus, ginger and underlying tropical fruits. Balanced mouth feel, light in body, and mouth watering acitiy that readies you for the next sip. Versitile with Island seafood or on its own. Ortega is a cross of Muller-Thurgau and Siegerrebe and has found a solid home on Pender Island.


De Bortoli Wines - Yarra Valley Villages Pinot Noir 2012

Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia
2543 days ago

Dianne scored this wine: 90/100

Fruit forward with integrated wood notes of cinnamon and smoke. Balanced and elegant, best served with a slight chill. BCLDB: 539213

2543 days ago

Dianne scored this wine: 97/100

Youthful in the glass and palate despite it being 10 years old. Complex with a smooth texture. Touch of leafy earth, black olive, every ripe and juicy black fruit imaginable with a text book shiraz peppery spice.

Cloudline Pinot Noir 2013

Oregon, United States
2543 days ago

Dianne scored this wine: 75/100

A pinot noir from Willamette Valley at this price was really too good to be true. Off balanced and woody. Needs to be refrigerated to be palatable.

2543 days ago

Dianne scored this wine: 97/100

Chardonnay grapes from a high altitude, cool climate, made in a Chablis style. Notes of golden apple, peach and pear. Tremendous wine for the price!

Dianne Fisher

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Memorable Wine

La Spinetta, Colorino & Golden Jubilee 'Hugel' Pinot Gris


First Wine

4 Litre Boxed Wine


Unusual Wine Experience

making a yeast culture for Sauvignon Blanc


Current Fav Wine

anything French





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