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Union Gold 2011, Ontario Add to ...

  • Rating 87
  • Year 2011
  • Region Niagara
  • Varietal White blend
  • Food Pairing Spicy food
  • Price $14.95

“Gold” is a suitable catch-all. There are four grapes in this blend: pinot gris, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc and gewürztraminer. In an effort to hit as many flavour notes as possible, producers of late have flooded the market with so-called aromatic blends that are subtly sweet but technically dry. This attractive example is almost off-dry, with rounded sweetness and ripe notes of peach, melon, tropical fruit and banana lifted by a spicy-musky character and floral quality. Good on its own in the sunshine or with spicy food; unionwines.com.

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