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Bartier Bros. Semillon, Okanagan Valley BC
93 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2015
Winery: $26.0 winery direct

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -487900
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WineScores' Review

Waxy, viscous, ripe. Single varietal Semillion in the Okanagan is a rarity, yet this is one of Michael Bartier’s flagship wines, he's been making it for several years now. Grown on the Black Sage Terrace in Oliver (Bartier's estate) is 100% Sem.
With age comes unity in Semillon and this 2015 is showing that. It was aged 4 months in stainless and the rest in bottle.
Ripe is my first note; stewed peaches, beeswax, applesauce, water chestnuts, lemongrass and tangerine cream aromas lead to a succulent and equally evolved palate. Warm honey, sweaty fruit, lemon oil and herbs with a boozy concentrationa nd notable viscosity. Overall it's balanced and a very special bottle.

Recommended Pairings
Eat your Root Veggies, Seafood/Shellfish, French Food, Appetizers

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-10-22 12:33:13.0


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