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Hester Creek Estate Winery Old Vine Pinot Blanc 2020 Wine Review

Hester Creek Estate Winery Old Vine Pinot Blanc 2020

Hester Creek Estate Winery Old Vine Pinot Blanc 2020

Golden Mile Bench, Okanagan Valley, BC V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $16.99

Drink: 2021-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Hester Creek Estate Winery

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A gorgeous, vibrant BC Pinot Blanc grown on 50-year-old vines. Aromas of melon. Medium-bodied. Pair with seafood.

This Hester Creek Estate Winery Old Vine Pinot Blanc 2020 was reviewed on July 8, 2021 by Natalie MacLean

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  • 5 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

So beautiful! This wine is from estate grapes grown on vines over 50 years old. The aromas are lovely: pear, green apple, and pineapple. Light to medium bodied, with some mouthwatering acidity, and luscious ripe fruit on the palate, with a nice mineral backbone providing some great balance. Enjoy with any seafood or shellfish, or as a nice refreshing afternoon sipper.
Deborah Podurgiel - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

From Hester Creek Estate Winery, the Foundation Series 2020 Pinot Blanc is so easy to enjoy. This PB is unoaked, dry, medium-bodied, and fresh with Meyer lemon, white-fleshed stone fruit, subtle pepper spice and clean mineral flavours, crisp, lemony and lingering. Chill and enjoy with pan-fried Dover sole or whitefish. Grapes for this vintage were hand-harvested and mostly sourced from Block 4 with some from Block 9 of the winery’s estate vineyard on the Golden Mile Bench from 50-plus-year-old vines. The two blocks were vinified separately with a long, cool ferment for 25 days, then blended and aged for five months in stainless-steel tanks. Tasted October 2021.

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