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Vancouver Island Gewürztraminer?

Sam Salmon Feb 13, 2013 08:19 PM

Anyone have a VI grown Goo they favour?

I've had a few and results have been mixed at best.

The most promise came from one grown/produced near Port Alberni (Chase & Warren IIRC) -good fruit decent structure but somehow tight in the glass never realising it's full potential.

Looking for something to accompany a SE Asian style dinner made w/VI Halibut once the season opens.


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  1. starlady RE: Sam Salmon Feb 13, 2013 08:32 PM

    I have liked the Averill Creek in the past. Haven't tried the current vintage however.

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      anewton RE: starlady Feb 14, 2013 06:38 PM

      Try Blue Grouse from Cowichan Valley. They do well with German varietals.

      Alderlea is also one of the better producers.

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      Georgia Strait RE: Sam Salmon Apr 29, 2013 01:12 PM

      what did you end up choosing?

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      1. re: Georgia Strait
        Sam Salmon RE: Georgia Strait Apr 29, 2013 03:08 PM

        Ended up with the latest Riesling from Lillooet (!)

        It really was delicious BTW.


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