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Unsworth Vineyards Pinot Noir, Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Island, BC
90 Points

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Region: British Columbia Vancouver Island DVA
Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -103107
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WineScores' Review

Stylish, juicy, classic.
Located in the Cowichan Valley, one of BC's young sub-GIs, Unsworth is a boutique winery founded in 2010 that was acquired by Barbara Banke and her daughter Julia Jackson (Jackson Family Wines) in the summer of 2020.
Expect bright notes of cherry and carob, forest floor and cedar, pipe tobacco and spice. The palate is as juicy as the nose with spice, cranberry, rhubarb and leather, herbal flavours trail on the finish. Stylish.


 
Recommended Pairings
Wedding Wines, Good First Impressions, Seafood/Fish, Cheese - Soft/Creamy, French Food


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2023-09-20 21:57:15.0

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