Rich with aromas of black currant, black pepper and raspberry, with subtle notes of anise, vanilla and cocoa. Bursting with flavours on the palate – with notes of tobacco, toffee and blueberries with silky smooth tannins.
Pairs well with beef tenderloin, short ribs or rack of lamb dishes.
Varietals – 58% Cab Franc / 21% Merlot / 14% Syrah / 7% Malbec
Vineyards – Osooyos – east bench
Harvest / Pick Date – October 1st – 12th, 2017
Avg. Brix @ Harvest – 25.4
RS – 2.4g/L
TA – 6.3g/L
Alcohol – 14.8%
PH – 3.8
Winemaking – 35 days of skin maceration with two punch downs a day followed by 100% malolactic fermentation.
Aging – aged for 18 months in French Oak with 40% new barrels.
Reviews & Awards
Gold Medal – All Canadian Wine Championships 2020