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.
A very approachable, medium-bodied red, the Gamay Noir grape does well in our regional growing season, producing here a light ruby coloured wine with violet tinges. The nose offers aromas of strawberry, raspberry jam, ripe cherries, with undertones of cedar and dark chocolate. The palate offers soft tannins, with deeper notes of smoke, pepper spice and sweet vanilla.
This red blend offers the fruity plushness of Merlot married to the savoury character and structured tannic backbone of Cabernet Franc. Aged in French oak for 10 months, raspberry, plum and blackcurrant aromas are underpinned by vanilla bean, cocoa and barrel spice. Deeper tones of tobacco and smoke show up on the palate.
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.