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Okanagan Crush Pad Haywire Pinot Gris 2020 Wine Review

Okanagan Crush Pad Haywire Pinot Gris 2020

Okanagan Crush Pad Haywire Pinot Gris 2020

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A, Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 1

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Price: $27.99

Drink: 2022-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Okanagan Crush Pad

Agent: Le Sommelier Inc.

More Vintages: 2007  2004  2013  2012  2008 

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Deborah Podurgiel - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

The Pinot Gris grapes for the 2020 Haywire were sourced from the winery’s two organic vineyards, Switchback and Secrest. Grapes were fermented with native yeasts and pressed into large format concrete tanks, stainless-steel tanks and oak foudres, then aged on lees for six months, filtered and bottled. This vintage is glossy and creamy with subtle pear, peach, guava, lemon tarte and fine herb flavours fresh on the palate. Serve slightly chilled with seafood salads and chilled, fresh shrimp finger sandwiches. Tasted May 2022.

The word “haywire” originated with haywire or baling wire farmers and ranchers used to tie bales of hay. As a bale of hay was opened with a hatchet to feed livestock, the wire would spring around the farmer tangle and become unpredictable -- an apt description of Christine Coletta and Steve Lornie’s impromptu decision to own a winery. With home vineyard Switchback and sister properties Garnet Valley Ranch and Secrest Mountain now certified organic, Haywire wines are recognized as some of the most game-changing wines from the region. Haywire was founded in 2009.

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