This fruit forward wine boasts of aromas of black currant, cherry, and strawberry jam with nice subtle notes of black pepper spice and anise. Soft tannins with lots of berry fruit upfront with nice accompanying flavors of oak, dark coco and tobacco flavours.
Pairs well with grilled steak, lamb or hearty pasta dishes.
Varietals – 60% Merlot / 40% Cab Franc
Vineyards – Osooyos – east bench
Harvest / Pick Date – October 9th, 2018
Brix @ Harvest – 24.4
RS – 2.6g/L
TA – 6.0g/L
Alcohol – 14%
PH – 3.9
Winemaking – 25 days of skin maceration with two punch downs a day, followed by100% malolactic fermentation.
Aging – aged for 12 months in French Oak with 20% new oak.