Keremeos Pear Apple Wine – The Fort Wine Co. (Fort Langley, BC, Canada)

Keremeos Pear Apple Wine 2007 – The Fort Wine Company, 11.0% ABV, 375 ml., (Fort Langley, BC, Canada) (*local BC fruit wine*)


on the back label:

“The Similkameen Valley has long been a source of exceptional quality apples and pears. From this harvest, our winery produces a series of inspired fruit-based wines that are bound to surprise, and even astonish.”

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  • Style: (Pear-Apple) Fruit Wine
  • Taste: Firm crisp interesting fruity apple tangy acidity pear exhale slight woody
  • Where I got it : Liquor Depot / N. Bby
  • How much: $10 CAD – 375 ml., sometime in 2009
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to fruit wine aficionados: surprisingly unique

Visual: (cellared for 9 years). Synthetic cork. Pours clear pale yellow with a slight orange hue, clear as water.

Nose: filtered sweet apple juice with a bit more tang-acidity. (lvl-6)-pungency

Attack: fruity-juicy

Mid-palate: (lvl-5-sweetness), clean red apple, crisp TANGY, FIRM BITE, juicy apple acidity-mild alcoholic, tad a watery

Finish: light-medium tartness, fruity pear exhale, residual light woody apple fruitiness

Summary: Apple and pear are a natural combo and it’s done well here – very interesting and bold tanginess backup up by a rounded fruitness. Slightly thin-short but solid.