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Our Red Wines

The 2018 vintage was slightly cooler than 2017 and has yielded more restrained, focused Old Vines Syrah - more akin to 2010. On the tighter more delineated side and even less opulent. The aromatics this year are amazing and speak to great things to come with some bottle age. Look for pretty red fruits, lilacs and poutpourri, licorice, the typical game and leather notes all wrapped in a touch of black pepper. We think a very age worthy vintage (time will tell) we think this will be wonderful over the next 10+ years. Please decant.

Drink Now - 2028+

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Medium vibrant ruby in colour. Lilacs, fennel, tar and loads of white pepper on the nose. Full bodied but not heavy with dark berry fruit, sweet herbs and peppery soil on the palate. Full, fine tannins and medium acidity carry the finish. Have no troubles drinking this over the next year or two though it will be fine to cellar for up to 5 years or so. Drink Now - 2025+

Vineyard: Planted in 20O7 on granite bedrock and glacial till in the southern quadrant of the property. 100% Naramata Village.

Wine Making: Hand-picked on October 15th 2018. De-stemmed. Gentle pigeage during fermentation. Basket pressed. Malolactic occurred in neutral French barrique. Bottled unfined and unfiltered in March 2020.

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Vibrant ruby. Sweet herbs, fresh berries, some soil and leather and more red tree fruit dominate the nose. Medium bodied with savoury/sweet red fruits and herbs on the palate. Grippy tannins and fresh acidity. This is the brightest and most fruit driven version of our Pinot Noir we have grown in some time and will provide more immediate pleasure than previous vintages. Now – 2026.

Vineyard: 2 acres planted in 2000 up and behind the winery.

Wine Making: Hand-picked on September 26th 2018. Gently de-stemmed in to open top fermenters. Basket pressed with malolactic taking place in neutral French barrique. Raised in Neutral French barrique for 13 months. Racked twice and bottled unfined and unfiltered in March 2018. Now- 2026.

 

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Dark ruby. Youthful, vibrant. Garrigue, dark red fruits, soil and dill on the nose. Crunchy, packed palate of sage, iron and savoury berries. The tannins are firm and savoury in 2018 - this will benifit greatly from a few years in the cellar. This is ripe Cabernet Franc that never forgets it is still varietal Cabernet Franc. Now – 2026+.

Vineyard: 13 rows planted in 1989 on granite bedrock. 100% Naramata Village.

Wine Making: Hand-picked on October 20th 2018. De-stemmed in to open top fermenters. Basket pressed with malolactic taking place in neutral French barrique. Raised in neutral (3-6 years old) French oak barrels for 12 months. Racked twice and bottled unfined and unfiltered in March 2020.

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Dark vibrant ruby/purple. Exposive nose of blueberry and cassis and savoury sois bois. Medium bodied but with punchy tannins and driven acidity. Could use a solid decant or a few more years in bottle. Now?- 2024+

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$39.04
/ Bottle
SKU: 17590
Wine Club Allocation 2 bottle Maximum

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