Category: cork taint

Hillside Winery Heritage Series Pinot Gris 2019 and Pinot Noir 2018 wines

Try Heritage Series Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris from Hillside Winery

 mywinepal  February 6, 2021

Recently I tasted a bottle of Pinot Noir and one of Pinot’s siblings, Pinot Gris, coming from the Hillside Winery which is located on the Naramata Bench north of Penticton. Both bottles were provided with screwcap closures. Their Heritage Series Pinot Gris is of particular interest to me as it is partially fermented in oak barrels (25%) and left to…

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Is My Wine Corked? My Mt. Boucherie Blaufränkisch Experience

 mywinepal  September 2, 2014

In my previous article, I reviewed a flight of wines I received from Okanagan’s Mt. Boucherie winery.  One of the bottles in question was a red wine made from the Blaufränkisch grape.  I have tasted wine from this grape before, so when I opened the bottle the wine really had a subdued nose and flavours.  I checked the cork and…