Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars Sauvignon Blanc 2011

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My first try at the BM Sauvignon Blanc brings a restrained, almost Touraine-style freshness to the nose with a wonderful scent of kiwi, pear and lemon with a touch of lawn grass. The effect on the palate is refreshing with more finesse and elegance more than New Zealand-style fruitiness (although just a tad more fruit would have been perfect at this price point). Slightly warm, medium finish. Nicely done for a third vintage. Good value at 89 points.

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Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars:
Blue Mountain welcomes you to experience wines using exclusively estate grown grapes from its South Okanagan vineyard. Focusing on varietal wines made from Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Gamay Noir, and Pinot Noir, Blue Mountain strives to produce complex, age-worthy wines, consistent in style while allowing the expression of both the terroir and the individual growing season. At Blue Mo... Read more
Blue Mountain welcomes you to experience wines using exclusively estate grown grapes from its South Okanagan vineyard. Focusing on varietal wines made from Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Gamay Noir, and Pinot Noir, Blue Mountain strives to produce complex, age-worthy wines, consistent in style while allowing the expression of both the terroir and the individual growing season. At Blue Mountain, it also means the use of 100% estate-grown grapes. Following the estate concept to its fullest extent sets Blue Mountain apart from most North American wineries. Indeed, in the burgeoning industry of the Okanagan Valley, Blue Mountain can make the rare claim of more than 36 years of continuous grape production by one family. The grapes that are harvested for Blue Mountain wines are sourced solely from its own vineyard. A philosophy of sustainable land management ensures limited chemical input. Using classic varietals, which originate in France in growing conditions like our own, we limit our crop yields resulting in higher concentration of the fruit. In the winery, winemaker Matt Mavety combines new technology with traditional techniques. The wines are handled minimally to ensure that the delicacy and intensity of flavours cultivated in the vineyard are expressed in the wine. French oak barrels are used in the cellar to soften and add complexity. All of these factors combine to result in a style and finesse fitting to the varietals. Read less

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Snooth User: zufrieden
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10/21/2012

My first try at the BM Sauvignon Blanc brings a restrained, almost Touraine-style freshness to the nose with a wonderful scent of kiwi, pear and lemon with a touch of lawn grass. The effect on the palate is refreshing with more finesse and elegance more than New Zealand-style fruitiness (although just a tad more fruit would have been perfect at this price point). Slightly warm, medium finish. Nicely done for a third vintage. Good value at 89 points.



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