Bella Wines 2017 King Family Farms Ancestrale Sparkling Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley, $28

By on August 27, 2018

Jay Drysdale of Bella Wines made this method ancestrale sparkler from King Family Farms grapes grown on the Naramata Bench within British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley. It offers a generous mousse of fine bubbles that fill the mouth with aromas and flavors of apple and a hint of pineapple, then Fuji apple in the finish. It’s perfect for brunch or for deck sipping on a warm afternoon. This won a gold medal at the sixth annual Cascadia International Wine Competition.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 205 cases

Alcohol: 11.5%

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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