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2020 Unicus
Wine Specs
Vintage
2019
Varietal
Grüner Veltliner
Alcohol %
14

2020 Unicus

Grüner Veltliner

Latin for incomparable, unprecedented, or ‘only’, Unicus represents the Okanagan Valley’s first Grüner Veltliner. Harvested from Margaret’s Bench - one of the highest vineyards in the Okanagan - Unicus displays lifted mineral, orange peel, and lemon custard aromas. With a rich minerally finish, Unicus is a wine of outstanding originality, interest, elegance, and style.

Gold medal winner at 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards.

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SKU: 8008519220

“ Inviting and aromatic, with a textured palate layered with a lifted, bright acidity and a zesty orange peel finish.”

96 Points ~ 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards


APPELLATION
Okanagan Valley

VINEYARD SOURCE
100% estate grown Grüner Veltliner from Margaret's Bench

WINEMAKING
Fermented in a combination of concrete egg (42%), concrete amphora (32%), and stainless steel (26%) 

TASTING NOTE
Named after the Latin word for incomparable or unprecedented, this vintage of Unicus has expressive aromas of lemongrass and pink grapefruit with cantaloupe and honeycomb. Produced from a small parcel on Margaret's Bench vineyard, this displays a well-textured palate, contrasting weightiness with bright acidity. The rich flavors linger with notes of lemon custard, orange peel, and Marcone almonds.

FOOD PAIRING
Honeydew melon wrapped in smoked salmon and topped with fresh dill.

FULL TASTING NOTE     

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