100% Estate Vineyard/ Okanagan Falls/ Rolling Hills Road
Only 6 barrel (150 cases) produced of this soft and gentle oaked wine. The juice fermented in the barrique barrel and stayed for another 5 months for aging on sur lie in there. The result is a complex yet soft Chardonnay with the terrain specific fruity undertones, as it comes from our Estate Vineyard in Okanagan Falls. The oak will not knock your taste buds out – it plays the role of a nice backdrop so the fruit can shine in the front. Ripe dried Apricot, Nectarine, and nutty flavours combined with a soft but very light buttery finish – it will make you to rethink ABC (Anything But Chardonnay)!
Dryness level: zero (0gr/L)
SILVER @ All Canadian Wine Championship 2016
SILVER @ North West Wine Summit 2016
8th Generation Estate Vineyard in Okanagan Falls,
Peter Becker in Summerland, Ralph Suremann in Naramata & Tom Potts in Lake Country
52% Chardonnay / 30% Pinot Gris / 18% Kerner
Notes of apricot & pear combined with a soft citrus on the nose. The palate explodes with honey, pineapple and more soft exotic fruit. All play nicely together with tiny bubbles and a never ending finish. A very versatile wine as it always works for brunch, lunch, dinner, or drink it on its own. (Also great as a foundation for Cocktails like the Bellini or Hugo).
PS: This is not a traditional Champagne style wine. Think more of it as an Okanagan Prosecco version. The idea of making a frizzante wine is to have a fresh, crisp white wine with soft bubbles. While avoiding the second fermentation (less yeast contact), the wine is younger and boosts with powerful fruit flavours.
Dryness level: “exciting”-one (16gr/L)