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Hidden Bench Winery Fumé Blanc 2017 Wine Review

Hidden Bench Winery Fumé Blanc 2017

Hidden Bench Winery Fumé Blanc 2017

Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2020-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Organic wine

Winery: Hidden Bench Estate

Agent: Mark Anthony Wine & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Crisp, fresh and vibrant Niagara Sauvignon Blanc that was one third new barrel aged, one third old barrel and one third concrete tank. Savoury with dried herbs and lemon citrus.

Fumé Blanc food pairings: chicken and sage skewers, fresh tomato and basil salad, Thai green curry fish, smoked oyster Poor Boy sandwiches.

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This Hidden Bench Winery Fumé Blanc 2017 was reviewed on March 6, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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L.J. Palmer rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Taste of Ontario 2019 @ Ottawa: Straw coloured, aromatic and flavourful, zesty and dry with a moderate nose. Definite herbaceous and lemon aromas. A very pleasant citrus flavour with minerality. Nice tang from the indigenous yeasts. This wine spent time in a concrete egg and second fill oak before bottling.
Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Smoky wood, cedar, and oak spice lead before passion fruit and tropical fruit, lemon and melon, and a bit of nutty and kernel/corn character enter the fray. Extra dry, pleasant texture, a really nice take on oaked Sauvignon Blanc. Interesting and layered, this will suit chicken and veal in cream sauces and fresh spring vegetables.
Carolyn Hetke rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Dusty nose with elements of green grass. A hint of floral undertones. Smooth drinking, herbal tones dominate the palate. The fumé aspect is very subtle with the oak just lending a touch of texture and body. Overall nice balance and medium finish. Try it with swordfish or pickerel. Tasted May 2019. www.thewineloverskitchen.com

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