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Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards 'The Elusive' Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2019
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WineScores' Review

Expressive, approachable, juicy.
The Fitzpatrick Family wines come from the historic Greata Ranch vineyard nestled between Summerland and Peachland along HWY 97. Owned by the Fitzpatrick family (formerly of CedarCreek) they focus on aromatic whites, Pinot Noir and traditionally made sparkling wines. The Elusive doles out expressive aromas of sweet purple berries, dried violets, cedar, chocolate coated hazelnuts, vanilla and star anise. It's a supple Pinot with flamboyant blueberry and raspberry flavours layered with baking spice candied violets and tealeaf. Approachable and juicy.


 
Recommended Pairings
Cheese - Semi Hard / Medium , Eat your Root Veggies, Good First Impressions


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2021-08-13 18:15:38.0

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