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Quails' Gate Estate Winery Totally Botrytis Affected Optima 2010 Wine Review

Quails' Gate Estate Winery Totally Botrytis Affected Optima 2010

Quails' Gate Estate Winery Totally Botrytis Affected Optima 2010

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

Community Score:93/100

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Price: $29.99

Drink: 2012-2022

Bottle size: 375 ml

Alcohol: 10%

Sweetness: Sweet

Wine Type: Dessert Wine

Winery: Quails' Gate Estate Winery

Agent: Hobbs & Co. - Perigon

Natalie's Score: 93/100

Divine! A heavenly elixir of Garden of Eden peaches and apricots and clementines. Sinfully great.

Optima food pairings: pear and cranberry upside down cake or soft ripe cheeses.

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This Quails' Gate Estate Winery Totally Botrytis Affected Optima 2010 was reviewed on June 22, 2012 by Natalie MacLean

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Handpicked in late October, the Totally Botrytis Affected (TBA) Optima grapes were foot stomped in the picking bins to ensure juice contact with the skins before pressing and fermentation. These soft skinned grapes were thoroughly dehydrated from the Botrytis Cinerea mold. This harmless fungus pierces the grape skins causing the fruit to shrink and raisin, leaving the remaining juice naturally sweet. The significant levels of mold and micro flora provide excellent interest and complexity in the finished wine. After gentle pressing and cold settling in the tank, the juice was racked and then fermented cold over a 10 day period.

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