Valley Girl Brand Blueberry 190 – The Fort Wine Co. (Fort Langley, BC, Canada)

  • My Rating: [C]

Valley Girl Brand Blueberry 190 Fruit Wine – The Fort Wine Company, 13.0% ABV, 375 ml., (Fort Langley, BC, Canada) (*local BC fruit wine*)

on the back label:

“Fraser Valley blueberries are famous for their ripe juiciness and wonderful flavour. From this local harvest, our winery produces a delicious blueberry wine that is bound to surprise, and even astonish.”


  • Style: (Blueberry) Fruit Wine
  • Taste: Average off-dry medium body blueberry-cassis
  • Where I got it : somewhere in Vancouver
  • 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: nah

Visual: (cellared for 7 years). Synthetic cork. Pours deep purplish-currant with a bit of sediment.

Nose: tangy alcoholic blueberry-cassis that has been wine’d (lvl-)-pungency

Attack: slightly juicy

Mid-palate: sour-tangy acidity, (lvl-2-sweetness), blueberry, mild cassis, hints of smokiness

Finish: tart, blueberry exhale

Summary: Drinkable, a 50-50 balance of alcohol and dull blueberry flavour. Not the bright type of wine, darker and drier. Just average, reflected in the price.