Another nice offering from an outstanding winery…
Name: Fumé Blanc, Rosomel Vineyard
Producer: Hidden Bench
Region/Country: Beamsville Bench, Ontario, Canada
Grape Varietal(s): Sauvignon Blanc
Consumed: At home
Recommended By: Meg, Marketing Manager at Hidden Bench
Bottle Presentation: Distinctive and easy to read. The fonts hold well together.
Appearance: Pale gold
Nose: Citrus, floral, honey, with some herbaceous notes
Taste: Lemon, grapefruit, herbs, and some minerality
Finish: A pleasantly long finish of lemon and minerality
Overall Impression: Another nice wine from an outstanding producer. It paired well with chicken and pineapple, adding to the relaxed ambiance of a long weekend. Although we typically shy away from Sauvignon Blanc due mainly to the “aggressive” aftertaste, this fumé version proved lovely.
Rating (from 70 to 100): 85/100