Aroma: honey and citrus mingle
Palate: crisp citrus flavors with hints of toasted nuts
About: long clean finish with bright acidity. Bottle aged at winery.
Hand harvested. After whole cluster pressing, the juice is transferred to French oak barrels. The juice was then inoculated with a few selected yeast cultures.
Light lees stir was performed for 4 months in the same barrels in which the wine underwent fermentation.
Alc. %: 14
Aroma: classic varietal of tropical fruits and orange blossom
Palate: refreshing flavors, bright citrus with grapefruit, papaya
About: bright, on the dryer side
Two separate stainless-steel fermentations were used to craft this blend.
The fruit was cold soaked on the skins for 36 hours to enhance aromatics prior to pressing and cold settling.
Aroma: beautiful honeydew melon, pear and lots of citrus
Palate: grapefruit, ripe pear and citrus on the palate
About: round and luscious with a long finish
Six different stainless steel fermentations were used to craft this blend. These fermentations varied in harvest date, ripeness of fruit, yeast selection, fermentation temperature and post-fermentation residual sugar resulting in a wine with subtle complexity and exceptional balance.
Aroma: bright citrus, green apple and nuances of stone fruit
Palate: crisp citrus, grapefruit and green apple followed by mineral notes
About: lively beautiful dry Riesling
Hand Picked from Gods Mountain Vineyard just down the road from us on the Skaha Bench.
The block was harvested in “two” picks – the later pick allowed time for the flavor profile and acidity to further develop. The wine was fermented in two smaller stainless steel tanks, using different yeast - allowing us to build complexity in the mouthfeel.
Blend: Pinot Gris, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Malbec
Aroma: ripe strawberry/rhubarb and cranberry
Palate: red berry and cranberry flavors mingle on the palate
About: touch of sweetness, fruit forward, bright acidity, serve chilled
The varietal grapes for this easy drinking wine were cold fermented in stainless steel with an end goal of creating a fruit forward wine.
Blend: Flagship White Wine - Rhone inspired
60% Roussanne, 20% Viognier, 20% Marsanne
Aroma: bright stone fruits, citrus and nuances of floral notes
Palate: apricot, peach and citrus with a zesty finish
About: lightly oaked then bottle aged at the winery – truly elegant!
Each variety was hand-picked and hand sorted. 100% was co-fermented in new French oak. After fermentation was complete, 50% of the wine was aged for 8 months in new French oak (with bi-weekly bâtonnage), 25% was aged in neutral oak and the balance in stainless steel.
Blend: 85% Sauvignon Blanc / 15% Semillon
Aroma: Bordeaux blend offers aromas of lemon/lime zest and peach
Palate: delicious stone fruits, citrus and grapefruit flavors
About: Crisp and zesty, this wine offers a long finish with balanced acidity.
These varietals were hand pick, sorted and fermented separately. The fruit was de-stemmed and partially crushed, then transferred to the press where it was immediately pressed. After cold settling for 24 hours the juice was racked into smaller stainless steel tanks and inoculated with selected yeast cultures. 15% of the blend was transferred into 2-4 year old French oak barrels for 4 months.
Aroma: delicate aromas of lemon zest and floral notes
Palate: citrus shines through and through
About: remarkable full while the palate remains crisp and refreshing
After harvesting the fruit received minimal skin contact during pressing. The juice was fermented cold in stainless steel using an aromatic yeast.
Aroma: ripe pear, stone fruits with notes of white flower and honeyed oak
Palate: pear, stone fruits are lifted by fresh acidity, lingering citrus peel finish
About: full, well rounded, long finish, lightly oaked
The fruit was inoculated in stainless steel and 30% was transferred to 2nd fill French oak barrique. The oak component was allowed to complete partial malolactic fermentation naturally. Both the oaked and stainless fractions were lees stirred weekly.