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Ortega Late Harvest Wine Details
Price: $19.90 per bottle

Description: Dessert version of our famous Ortega. Full fruit, sweet at the start, crisp at the finish.

Varietal Definition
Ortega’s winter-hardy character has allowed this grape to be successfully grown in British Columbia, and with limited success in Canada’s eastern province of Nova Scotia. This German cross of Muller Thurgau and Siegerrebe is primarily used to enhance Riesling in poor vintages in the Rheinhessen region of Germany. On its own, it can produce rich, flowery, peachy wines, with high natural sugar levels. However, its generally low acidity and its susceptibility to fungal diseases and coulure have limited its use.


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