SpierHead Winery 2015 Riesling (East Kelowna) Okanagan Valley - BC
Availability: Direct from winery here and select VQA stores
Cost: $20 (including taxes)
Production: 228 cases
Date Tasted: August 18th, 2016
Tasting Notes: East Kelowna's SpierHead Winery produces a trio of Pinot Noir wines yearly and clearly sees the Burgundian grape as its flagship product, however, their unheralded, Riesling is consistently excellent and worthy of greater attention. Crisp, mineral-y and refined with a vibrant, steely nose of stony-apples, pear skins, key lime, light, unpasteurised honey and apricots. Followed by a mouth-watering palate of melon, mineral and citrus flavours with a touch of spice lingering on the long finish.
A serious, reflective Riesling to be enjoyed with hard cheeses whilst contemplating the difference between fate and self-fulfilling prophecy, because....
"Everything happens for a Riesling"
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