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2017 TINHORN CREEK Gewürztraminer

TINHORN CREEK Gewürztraminer 2017

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Trialto
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 530675
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • Open
  • Status
  • Status
  • Available
  • Country
  • Country
  • Canada
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Vintners quality alliance (VQA)
  • Region
  • Region
  • British Columbia
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • Okanagan Valley, Golden Mile
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Gewürztraminer 100 %
  • Color
  • Color
  • White
  • Sugar
  • Sugar
  • Dry
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Metal screw cap
  • About this winery

    Established by the Shaunessy and Oldfield families on the South Okanagan’s legendary Golden Mile Bench in 1993, Tinhorn Creek is a very special winegrowing project, comprising 150 acres of spectacular vineyards in two distinct areas, one on either side of the valley. The two vineyards have significantly different soils, exposures, and microclimates. This is a big advantage, providing the opportunity to cultivate a wide range of grape varieties in optimum conditions. From the beginning, the...

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  • Tasting notes

    Yellow in colour with emerald hue. The nose is loaded with tropical fruit, banana, pineapple, papaya and lychee and the next whiff shows ginger, bubble gum and flowers. Not as sweet or viscous as the 2016 but still plenty of power here with similar mandarin and more bubble gum but with a slight grip in the finish, should age gracefully.

Press reviews

  • - 91 Points -

    November 2018

    Fragrant, perfumed, concentrated...
    Notes of rose scented soap, orange blossoms, exotic spices and tropical fruits. The palate is just as concentrated and exotic as the nose, the finish lingers with creamed peaches and spice on the finish. 


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  • - 90 Points -

    August 2018

    The wine begins with aromas of ginger and grapefruit. On the palate there are flavours of lychee and grapefruit. A touch of residual sugar lifts the aromas and give the wine a rich texture.

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