The on-set of Spring calls for light wines, both white and red, that don't attack or overly challenge your palate, but rather, express their fruit and terroir gently with refrained charisma. We're looking for effortless balance and an easy-going drinking experience that pairs easily with a wide range of foods.
Billed accurately as a crowd-pleasing, easy-drinking, off-dry, mid-week sipper
that combines Pinot Blanc with lesser-known aromatic varieties like Bacchus and
makes a food-friendly companion when the night calls for fish or spicy fare.
"Stahltank" refers to the strict un-oaked, steel tank approach to this crisp,
refreshing and very pure Chardonnay from Cawston producer Crowsnest Vineyards
that delivers ripe green apple, Asian pear and stonefruit characters on the soft
nose and vibrant, mouth-watering palate.
Muscat wines have the ability to most closely mimic the experience of biting
into a bunch of grapes; it's exciting, sweet and fun.
An assemblage of 57% Merlot, 28% Cabernet Sauvignon and 16% Cabernet Franc, the
Pursuit seems to be after a pleasing balance of juicy, dark berry fruit
and meaty, menthol cigarette flavours supported by a savoury spine of charred
oak and fresh acidity.
A well-balanced Riesling with a juicy entry of tangerine, kiwi, honeydew and
pear fruit flavours that finishes dry due to the prominent, yet, appropriate
level of lemon/lime acid.
The Renaissance Pinot Noir is produced from 100% Estate Grown fruit from the
winery's home vineyard in Okanagan Falls. Both the nose and palate transition nicely from an intense red
fruit intro through to a more reflective warm earth finish. Complex, long and
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