Pearl Morissette - "Fougue" VQA Creek Shores 2021 750ml (11-14% ABV)
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,from the high density Home Farm vineyard in Ontario's Creek Shore appellation.
"Fougue" - denotes enthusiasm, verve, fiery courage – you will find these very same qualities in the bottle. Yet, they weave through the wine with tenderness and soothing grace, instead of being forceful and unbridled." - producer
Francois trained with top producers in Burgundy, and it shows.
very shy and tightly would, aromas of jasmine tea, cherry blossom, Lush and bright at the same time, sea salt, nectarine pith, medium bodied & textural on the palate with refreshing acidity keeping everything in balance. Lemon curd, minerality, and toasted almond on the long finish. At this point in it's youth, this is better on day 2.
779 cases produced.
region: Creek Shores, Niagra, Ontario, Canada
style: powerful white
farming/cellar: organic, The fruit was hand-harvested and after careful sorting, it entered the press as 100% whole clusters. Fermentation proceeded steadily in a combination of old foudre and concrete. The wine aged in its fermentation vessels on primary lees for a total of 23 months. Low so2.