Anthony Gismondi: B.C. wine of the week

 Foxtrot The Waltz Pinot Noir 2017

Foxtrot Pinot Noir The Waltz Vineyard 2017, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada

$47 | 93/100

Sku: 762674

Winemaker Gustav Allander’s 2017 The Waltz Pinot Noir, based mostly on grapes from Foxtrot’s own Evelina’s Block, and from the Raisin D’Etre Vineyard, which lies almost directly below Evelina. In the end, a small amount of Pinot Noir from another Okanagan vineyard was used to polish the blend. It is delicious. Round ripe pure and focused, it has a linear centre enveloped in a mouth-filling explosion of black cherries and crushed raspberries with a hint of wet mud and spice. It is so well balanced it will live well beyond its best date, which might be in the 2027-2030 range. Winery direct.…k-wine-to-cellar/

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