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Karlo Estates Van Alstine White 2013 Wine Review

Karlo Estates Van Alstine White 2013

Karlo Estates Van Alstine White 2013

Prince Edward County, Ontario VQA, Canada

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 1

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Price: $45.00

Drink: 2013-2020

Bottle size: 375 ml

Alcohol: 18%

Sweetness: Medium

Wine Type: Dessert Wine

Winery: Karlo Estates

Agent: Karlo Estates Winery

Reviews and Ratings

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

The Karlo Estate barn is a favourite stop-off for anyone visiting Prince Edwrd County. They remain one of the most unique and experimental vignerons in the county. The Van Alstine White blend is dominated by Traminette - a cool climate hybrid redolent of Gewürztraminer. The finished product is an aromatic wonder.
Medium lemon-yellow in colour, with lots of glass coating.
Aromas have a rather fresh fruit, for a fortified beverage. Lemon curd, bruised apple, peaches, nectarine, caramel, mace, and table grapes.
A touch of fresh acidity. Apple, peach, honey, lemony wine gum, and apricot jam flavours.
Pair it with fresh figs and Bichonne.
Karlo dabbles with various production techniques (mixed wood barrels and mutage) and with niche varietals (Nebbiolo and Petit Verdot, for example) because they understand that experimentation is how progress is made. Cool wines made by sincere craftsmen.

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