Monday, June 6, 2011
2010 Scotch Block Winery Halton White
Just in time for summer, the 2010 vintage of Scotch Block's legendary Halton White is yet another example of the kind of flavourful regional wines that await you at Halton Region's first winery. The 2010 Halton White pours with a bright, clear straw colour and a pale yellow glint. Some youthful carbonation clings to the inside of the glass. The bouquet is clean and fruity, featuring pineapple, green apple, honeysuckle and cantaloupe aromas. The wine is brisk and crisply tart on the entry, but is immediately balanced by some residual sweetness. It features a bracing, clean, balanced texture, with a zesty, just barely off-dry, yet crisp, finish. It's fruity and lively, and will go wonderfully as a chilled sipping wine, or indeed, as a dinner wine.