I have to confess. I am in love with Mt. Boucherie. Everything they do is brilliant and tasty. I adore them. I am their biggest fan (I know this for a fact, because my cup size is unparalleled).
My honey and I picked up several bottles this spring, and I visited them a few more times when I was in the Okanagan on business trips. Their sweet little tasting room is (in my unschooled opinion) the friendliest in the Okanagan.
Mt. Boucherie, my heart. Mmmmmm, and the wine.
Mt. Boucherie Estate Collection Riesling 2005
This heavenly bottle has been sitting in our
The nose was delicate apricot-peach and apple, really fragrant with a hint of (okay this might be over-precious, excuse moi) mountain stream. You know the scent of a fast flowing stream, sparkling over boulders and throwing mist up into the trees? That scent. I've smelled it wine before. I don't think it's my imagination.
Maybe it's just me getting teary-eyed for the Rockies where I grew up. Okay! Back to earth.
On the palate, lime, apple and stones. Sweet at first touch, then mineral and dry at the back of the mouth. So well balanced. And enjoyed with the garlic-saffron-paprika-tomato-artichoke flavours of my paella? Heaven!! A match to die for. And well deserving of these two lovely, luscious examples of guest cleavage.