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Lunessence Winery & Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc~Muscat, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2018
Winery: $22.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -6398
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WineScores' Review

Precise, fragrant, crunchy.
A new-ish winery, located in the Okanagan Valley, Lunessence launched in 2014 after taking over a property in Summerland.
Their philosophy is hidden also in their name: Lunessence where Luna=Moon + Essence. The essence of the Moon. Moon as an important part of biodynamic farming that they are implementing. There are no pesticides or herbicides used in their vineyards with a focus on natural wines; they ideally use only native yeast, no, or minimal fining (only bentonite and time), and very light or no filtration at all.
A very singular blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Muscat (with some Chardonnay, Viognier and Semillon thrown in) in this case works. It is fragrant; the Sauvignon Blanc dominates with lime, green apples and grass clippings, but the Muscat and Viognier kick in with crunchy peachy/apricot notes. It has a kiss of sweetness and is tangy, bright and mouthwatering, with a pristine demeanor.

Recommended Pairings
Spicy Food, Cheese - Goat, Patio Sippers

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2019-07-08 18:22:42.0


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