This is not your ordinary wine. This wine is meant to tempt your senses. To entice you to savour one more ever-lasting sip. Our winemaker was a bit mischievous when he created this unique blend, toiling away in the vineyards and then returning to the cellar late at night to care for the wine as it aged in oak barrels. Taste it for yourself and uncover a delight.
This blend explodes with juice in your mouth but still has that definite structure and complexity that comes from distinctive wines from the Okanagan Valley. It will not disappoint. Red cherry, pomegranate and violet are on the nose and continue with your first lush sip. Flavours of black tea, licorice, boysenberry and ripe plums extend through the silky finish. This wine is big, yet approachable, and will tempt you into wanting mor
2011 can be characterized as one that let us enjoy the early days of spring and stretched well into fall. Because of the cool start and rainfall in late spring, the vineyard team proactively managed the aggressive vine growth. The heat spell in August and September (some would say it was as hot as “heck!”) were some of the highest recorded, extending the grape ripening period through September. Grapes were finally picked at the end of September and early October. Mother Nature provided us with grapes that resulted in wines that are pungent with fruit and a balanced acidity
Some days, the winemaker is easily distracted and we love that about him. It’s that creative, free spirit that doesn’t always adhere to the rules that we wanted for this uninhibited wine blend. Attention to detail mixed with creativity, experience, and great taste buds. A touch of this, a smidge of that, tasting, re-tasting, and voilà, a devilishly good wine.
Food Pairing Notes
e stone baked pizza smothered in tomato sauce, a grilled steak with sautéed mushrooms, and certain spicy foods, like an arrabiata sauce with pasta or meat rubs with a kick. To keep it simple, our winemaker suggests adding freshly ground pepper on whatever you’re serving. And if you’re looking for something easy, appetizers like assorted olives, baked kale chips, or marinated artichokes and peppers work great. Act like our winemaker, don’t limit your choices. Be tempted, and try several.