Interloper Gewürztraminer

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We first planted Gewürztraminer here in the South Field in 1996. It’s always been special fruit, but in a past life, we blended it in with fruit from other vineyards. But now as an 100% estate grown wine, we have a chance to see just how special it is. The cool to start, warm to finish 2017 vintage was good to our Gewürztraminer allowing for lengthy hang time in the vineyard that let its spicy flavour profile develop well. Then we fermented it a long, slow, and cool twenty five days to be gentle with its delicate floral aromatics. The 2017 Interloper is a substantial, weighty Gewürztraminer with real presence in the glass, and a taste of things to come.

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SKU: 991430-2
Wine Specs
Harvest Date
October 13, 2017
A long, slow 25 days.
Residual Sugar
11.0 g/L
Alcohol %
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Aromas of lychee & ginger. Full bodied with passionfruit, mango and a little herbaceousness. Crisp acidity, firm weight and texture. Bright with a hint of minerality. Rose petal finish.
Vineyard Notes
Blocks 4 & 5, South Field. Soil type is Naramata.
Production Notes
Bottled March 2018.
Food Pairing Notes
Sauerkraut, cabbage, ham, sausage, bacon. In Alsace, they call it Choucroute Garnie.
512 cases.