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Joie Farm A Noble Blend 2012 (British Columbia)

White blend
$23.89 in B.C.

This is an unusual blend of gewurztraminer, riesling, pinot blanc, pinot auxerrois, schoenburger and muscat. It's off-dry yet delectably crisp on the finish, with lychee, tropical-fruit and honey characters amped up by spice. It reminds me of Chloé perfume.

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Life columnist

Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More


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