Township 7 Vineyards and Winery 2011 7 Blanc, Okanagan Valley, $19

By on August 12, 2013

township-7-winery-2011-7-blanc-labelBradley Cooper, T7’s winemaker, merely stepped out his backdoor of his cottage on the Naramata Bench to sample the grapes for this co-fermented estate blend of Gewürztraminer (60%) and Pinot Gris. He decided to pick on Oct. 15, which paved the way for aromas of yellow grapefruit, lychee, cantaloupe, gooseberry and Mountain Dew. The Pinot Gris shows itself more on the palate and its theme of fresh Bartlett pear and lime, backed by grapefruit and minerality to balance the residual sugar of that’s just below 1%. Enjoy with Pan Asian fare.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 508 cases

Alcohol: 12.5%


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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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