Hinterland Wine Company in Prince Edward County in collaboration with the Québécois restauranteur icon Dave McMillan (Joe Beef).
A white grape skin contact blend of Savagnin, Gewürztraminer and non-skin contact Chardonnay... not showing the bitterness that can sometimes come from both varieties when macerated on skins.
"Wild fuzzy peach, canned mandarin and kombucha nose; really appetizing texture, lingering on tightrope of tannin and acid." -Quench Magazine
region: Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada
varietals: Savagnin, Gewürztraminer, Chardonnay
farming & cellar: biodynamic, harvested by hand, no fining or filtration and a long maceration blend of whole cluster skin-contact Savagnin (21 day maceration, spontaneous fermentation, 8 months in neutral barrels), Gewurztraminer (24 day maceration, spontaneous fermentation, 8 months in neutral barrel) and Chardonnay (whole cluster pressed, spontaneous fermentation, barrel fermented, neutral barrels)
pairing: smoked duck with ginger & lemongrass