This light to medium bodied Beaujolais style red wine has a soft round creamy
texture, with some depth, and a really nice and lean acidity with the right
amount of freshness.
On the nose, this wine offers aromas of strawberries and cream and tart
Vibrant flavours of strawberry, cherry, and savoury plum carry over the
palate. The finish on this wine offers refreshing lingering cherry notes, with an a hint
of subtle earthinesss that is savoury, and dry.
From our newly sourced Gamay block in the Four Mile Creek
Appellation. The vines were spur pruned and thinned to get the best
quality and concentration of the fruit. This site provides lots of air
movement, alluvial soils and sand. We had a great year with the
steady heat units needed to develop ripe flavours and cool autumn
nights to preserve the freshness and acidity of this wine.
This easy drinking, dependable wine was fermented in a temperature
controled vat after a 48 hour cold soak. With two delestage/day.
Fermented to dry, then malo and aging in French oak (50% old (7-10yr)
and 50% 3 year old french barrique) barrels for 18 months.
Food Pairing Notes
This is a crowd-pleasing wine that will pair great with a variety of foods.
Roasted duck, grilled salmon, grilled vegetables, porcini and portobello
mushrooms, grilled beef, endive salad, cranberry/raspberry vinaigrettes,
chevre or nosey goat cheese.
Hold up to 3 years