Crush First White 2011

VQA Ontario

Available at the LCBO, Aisle 43 and Vineyards Estates Wines

Clear and bright with a fresh clean aroma of ripe apple, pear, floral, lemon, apricot and tropical fruit, this light to medium-bodied wine offers up refreshing flavours of pear, lemon-lime citrus, green apple and peach. Honeydew melon, lychee fruit and grapefruit linger on the finish.

The Pairings Enjoy with sushi, pan-fried freshwater fish, chicken wraps, turkey on crusty rolls, simply prepared shellfish and smoked salmon pinwheels. Serve with Swiss, Emmenthal and Gruyere on water crackers.

Drink young and fresh. Serve lightly chilled at 12 to 14°C.

The Facts Sugar Code: (0) Dry, 4.8 g/l
Alcohol: 11.8%
Price: $12.75 (+ bottle deposit)

The Process A blend of Pinot Grigio, Sauvingon Blanc, Riesling, Muscat, Gewurtzraminer and Chardonnay. Each varietal is cool fermented separately and aged in stainless steel to retain their aromatics, and then blended to create a crisp, clean wine displaying the best characteristics of the vintage.