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Established by the Shaunessy and Oldfield families on the South Okanagan’s legendary Golden Mile Bench in 1993, Tinhorn Creek is a very special winegrowing project, comprising 150 acres of spectacular vineyards in two distinct areas, one on either side of the valley. The two vineyards have significantly different soils, exposures, and microclimates. This is a big advantage, providing the opportunity to cultivate a wide range of grape varieties in optimum conditions. From the beginning, the...
Yellow in colour with emerald hue. The nose is loaded with tropical fruit, banana, pineapple, papaya and lychee and the next whiff shows ginger, bubble gum and flowers. Not as sweet or viscous as the 2016 but still plenty of power here with similar mandarin and more bubble gum but with a slight grip in the finish, should age gracefully.
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The wine begins with aromas of ginger and grapefruit. On the palate there are flavours of lychee and grapefruit. A touch of residual sugar lifts the aromas and give the wine a rich texture.See detailed press review