A deep, intensive violet-purple, the grapes for this wine were harvested at optimal ripeness and concentration. The nose is reminiscent of wild blackberries, fruitcake, leather, mint and a touch of flinty minerality. The palate is greeted with loads of ripe berry fruit, a plush, velvety mouthfeel, soft tannins and a long spicy finish.
This traditional method sparkling wine spent 2 years ageing in the bottle, and is made from high quality, hand-picked, bunch sorted Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes. The wine shows elegant aromatics of apple and white peach, buttered toast and hazelnut, with a fine mousse and vibrant acidity.
With a medium ruby-garnet hue, this 2010 Pinot displays remarkable subtlety and complexity given the hot vintage. Raspberry and sour cherry is accompanied by savoury cedar, a hint of vanilla and high note violet aromatics. A medium-to-light body, fine, supple tannin's, balanced acid structure and a round, almost peppery finish defines the palate.
This wine spent 16 months in a combination of Canadian and French oak barriques, and shows classic Pinot characteristics of red fruits, beet root, spice, earth, potpourri and game, overlaid by vanilla bean, smoke and cedar from the barrel treatment. It is a ripe, complex, food friendly wine.
A deep ruby-amber in appearance. Complex nose of dried strawberries and currants, black forest cake (red fruit and cocoa), espresso and dried bay leaf and sage. The flavours carry through on the palate which is weighty, honey, with a long unctuous finish.
Straw-gold in colour with brilliant intensity; on the nose this Sauvignon Blanc has a ripe fruit profile of passion fruit and gooseberry, with a delicate floral background and a subtle herbaceous quality. A medium to light body, mouth watering, and racy acidity.The palate is clean and refreshing with a hint of chalky minerality and lemon zest.
Medium straw with green tints, clean, focused citrus aromas on the nose with layers of toast, clove and crushed rock. Full-bodied and round on the palate with flavours of orange peel, lemon, cereal grains and a crisp, tart finish.
A medium ruby core and slightly bricked rim, this well-structured, age-worthy red is a blend of 50% Cabernet Franc, 27% Merlot, and 23% Cabernet Sauvignon. Blackcurrant, dried cherry and and fig, and red pepper jelly aromatics are complemented earthier tone such as cedar, smoke, anise and barrel spices of clove and cinnamon on the nose. The palate is warm and spicy with dry, well-knit tannins and an intriguing dusty complexity that will continue to develop with bottle ageing.
Rich fruit flavours mingle with the subtle, spicy kiss of oak and the nutty, creamy influence of lees stirring in this blend of stainless steel fermented and barrel-fermented, barrel-aged, Pinot Gris. Golden apple, Bartlett pear and applie pie spice greet the nose, while the palate offers up silky smooth creamy textures with a warm, dry finish. Try with Cedar-planked salmon or game pates.