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2020 Splash

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Blend of Viognier, Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer. Off dry in style with tropical aromas and flavors of passion fruit, guava, grapefruit and melon and a hint of spice. The wine is nicely balanced with a small amount of residual sugar giving a soft supple mouth feel. Serve slightly chilled.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2020
Varietal
Splash - Pinot Gris, Viognier, Gewurtztraminer
Appellation
Okanagan Valley
Harvest Date
September 2020
Acid
5.3
pH
3.43
Bottling Date
March 2021
Alcohol %
12.9
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Off dry in style with tropical aromas and flavors of passion fruit, guava, grapefruit and melon and a hint of spice. The wine is nicely balanced with a small amount of residual sugar giving a soft supple mouth feel. Serve slightly chilled.
Vineyard Notes
Most of the grapes for this blend were grown on our estate vineyard. The Viognier came from a neighbouring vineyard. The vines were in their 18th leaf when the fruit was harvested. All of our vineyards are on south facing slopes where soils are composed of rock, sand, and gravel laid down during the last glacial recession.
Production Notes
The grapes were hand-picked, at peak ripeness, then de-stemmed and pressed after a short period of skin contact time. The juice was then allowed to settle before transferring to another stainless steel tank where it is inoculated with yeast starting the temperature controlled fermentation. Each wine is fermented individually with select yeast strains. Following fermentation the wines were racked off the lees several times over the next few months before blending, fining, filtering and bottling.

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2020 Splash
(May 24, 2021 at 8:37 AM)
There are many white wine blends up and down the Okanagan and many don’t let you know what varietals make up their wines but River Stone provides this information and in this case, Splash blends three of my personal favourites for a refreshing summer wine. The wine is very fruit-forward and is very pleasant on a summer day. The sweetness is there but is not overpowering allowing it to go down easy. We personally find that it goes well served with spicier asian cuisine or of course just on its own. The winery suggests serving it slightly chilled but we prefer to have it a bit colder than that. This certainly is one of the better blends produced in the valley.

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Lisa
(Aug 17, 2021 at 9:32 AM)
This is a lovely white wine. It is a very refreshing and easy to drink wine. All of the wine's at River Stone are lovely. It is well worth it to be a wine member.

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Teresa
(Aug 22, 2021 at 5:55 PM)
We make a special trip to River Stone every year!! I look forward to this wine ! It is my favourite!!! Never disappointed with any wines from River Stone!

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