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FOUR FEATHERS 2017 VQA Niagara Peninsula
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer FEATHERSTONE
Bright very pale straw colour. Very slightly tinny, somewhat sweet, honeyed, apple nose with some leesy clove notes. Sweetish, light bodied, spicy, apple puree flavours with a crisp, leesy finish. This blend of Riesling, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Gewürztraminer has 12.5% alcohol and 14 g/L residual sugar with lot number with a screwcap closure. A total of 1,656 cases were produced. The 2016 (*+) was released on September 16, 2017 at $14.95. CSPC 341586
Type White Table Wine
Agent Fea Est
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating *+(86 points)
Spicy, Leesy, Apple
LCBO Note Status
The husband-and-wife team behind Featherstone takes responsibility for their vines from the ground to the air. In order to limit the damage that grape-nibbling birds, such as starlings, cause to the wine crop, co-owner Louise Engel flies a Harris's hawk in the vineyard while Dave Johnson tends to the vines. This unconventional blend of Riesling, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Gewürztraminer offers soaring floral and citrus characters. Nicely chill and sip, or pair with sushi or spicy spring rolls. Price $ 14.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - May 12, 2018
Cases bought 504 (12 bottles per case)

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