Kutatás Wines

Our second stop of the day was to try some wines at Kutatás Wines. There’s two other wineries on the island but this one was our favourite.

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Hours.

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This is what it’ll look like when you drive in.

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Sign outside.

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We dropped in on a Saturday afternoon (around 4:00pm). The tasting room is elegant but tastings are being done outside.

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Closeup of their wines inside the fridge.

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Their outside area is grand; well spaced with a mix of tables and picnic table seating. Our hostess was fantastic; detailed, knowledgeable and funny. Her descriptions of the wines were spot on.

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Tasting flights are $10.00 non-refundable per person. Never seen this before from a winery as most will waive the fee when you buy a bottle. Not here.

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Bottles are in the $17.31 to $39.05 (before taxes) price range.

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Our group was given 5 wines to try.

Charmat method sparkling
DSC02324Dry sparking wine. Slight bubbly and not too dry.

2017 Pinot grigio
DSC02326Stonefruit, fresh and crisp. Found this one quite sweet but J liked this one the most.

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He bought a bottle ($17.31).

2018 Ortega
DSC02328Floral, aromatic and smooth.

2017 Blanc de noir
DSC02331Textural, creamy and long.

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This was N’s and our favourite; we each bought a bottle ($23.40).

2018 Whole cluster pinot noir
DSC02333We were told this red was about 6 months from reaching its peak. Right on the money. Good mouth feel but the finish was a touch acidic.

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Worth a visit to KW while you’re in Salt Spring.

Kutatás Wines
http://kutataswines.com/
64 Norton Rd
Salt Spring Island, BC
(250) 800-5552