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The Quest 2017

87.5% Unoaked Chardonnay, 11% Viognier, 1.5% Gewürztraminer.

This unoaked white blend of chardonnay, vognier and gewuertztraminer. Layers of pear and orange blossoms mingle with green apple and lime to create a well balanced, medium bodied refreshing wine.

Price $17.90       SKU xxxxx   Alcohol 14.1% 

Viognier 2016

100% Viognier

Juicy and refreshing, this full-bodied wine explodes with aromas of gooseberries, kiwi, nectarines, lychee and green apples and a great mouth feel before finishing strong with hints of lemon cream and pear cider.

Price $22.90       SKU  30968     Alcohol 13.4% 

Small Lot Series barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2017

100% Chardonnay

Lifted notes of buttered popcorn and carmel intermingle with guava and grapefruit. Sweet fruits dominate the entry that leads to an intense and lush mid palate. Fine acidity balances and enhances the length of this very complex wine framed with neutral oak to allow this Summerland vineyard to shine through. Delicious now but may be cellared up to 5 years.

Price $35.90     SKU  30976    Alcohol  13.5%

Small Lot Series 2017 Blanc de Noir

(Sold out @ Winery, some retailers have stock)

This exciting Small Lot Series rosé is made from 100% merlot grapes. Aromas of ripe raspberry, strawberry and cranberry can all be found on the nose. The palate is a continuation of the aromas with a soft yet zippy finish.

Small Lot Series 2018 Blanc de Noir (Coming Spring 2019)

This exciting Small Lot Series rosé is made from 100% merlot grapes.

Cab/Merlot 2016

42% Merlot, 42% Cabernet Franc, 14% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Petit Verdot

Deep Garnet Hue. Cigar box aromas overlap with rich ripe red berries and hints of chocolate. A sweet fruit attack with black plums, intense mid palate sweetness and a very fine supple and sensuous finish. Just a touch of oak that complements this fruit driven, easy drinking wine.

Price $15.90       SKU +224764        Alcohol 13.5% 

The Chase 2014

Cabernet Franc 34%, Merlot 34%, Cabernet Sauvignon 28%, Malbec 2%, Petit Verdot 2%.

This intense five varietal Bordeaux style blend has an enticing palate of deep dark currant, cherry and blackberry flavors as well as juicy notes of fresh red raspberry. A touch of vanilla and toast complement the soft tannins and long finish. Equally enjoyable with a mid-week meaty cheese topped pasta dish or to match a date night steak platter and chocolate deserts.

The Chase 2015

35% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, 27% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petit Verdot, 4% Malbec

This blend delivers the lushness of a ripe vintage with aromas of rose petal, vanilla laced tobacco, wild cherry and wild dried herbs. Bright juicy flavours of rasperry, bumbleberry, wild cherry and black currents with a dusting of cocoa powder and a hint of licorice and leather. There are lingering tannins and a luxurious finish.

Price $21.90  SKU xxxxx  Alcohol 14.7%

Syrah 2014

Syrah 91%,  9% Viognier

Our juicy, full-bodied Syrah was co-fermented with 9% Viognier, lending aromas of apricot skins and violets. Flavours of blueberry, blackberry, sweet spice and black pepper combine with a velvety texture, medium tannins, toasty oak and balanced acidity.

Price $31.90   SKU  748772    Alcohol 14.4%

Syrah 2015

Syrah 98%, 2% Viognier

Juicy, with aromas of blackberries, dark chocolate, toffee, smoked sandal wood and the sweet spiciness of clove, vanilla, pine wood, sage, black licorice and eucalyptus, This Syrah, having been barrel aged for 16 months overwhelms with its rich flavours on both the palate and nose, has great balance, velvety tannins and a long finish.

Price $31.90      SKU 30979      Alcohol 15.1%

Small Lot Series Merlot 2015

100% Merlot

Barrel aged for seventeen months, this concentrated Merlot is meaty and juicy, having aromas of dark cherry, pomegranate and ripe red apple, black pepper, dark roasted mocha and smoked ham. The palate has a rich mouthfeel with cocoa-like tannins and flavours of ripe fruit.

Price $35.90     SKU 30984    Alcohol 14.5%

Small Lot Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

The exceptionally warm and dry year of 2015 has enabled us to produce this Cabernet Sauvignon with luscious aromas of black currant, cherries and blueberries, peppercorn and roasted coffee beans. Aged in oak barrel for sixteen months, it boasts a smooth, full body with flavours of dark fruit, ripe cherries, pine resin and hints of sage.

Price $49.90    SKU  30987  Alcohol 14.6%

Small Lot Series Cabernet Franc 2015

100% Cabernet Franc

Barrel aged for sixteen months, this small lot of Cabernet Franc bursts with the sweetness of concentrated red fruit aromas such as raspberries and alpine strawberries, aromas of dried herbs, cranberries and traces of white pepper. Harmonious on the palate boasting complex tannins and flavours of caramel with sea salt, roasted coffee, cherry wood, wild licorice & thyme.

Price $49.90      SKU  30993   Alcohol 15.1%

Small Lot Series Malbec 2016

100% Malbec

A soft and seductive malbec with rich flavours of dark cherries and hints of violets and vanilla. A warm and welcoming wine reminiscent of grandmas dark cherry pie.

Price $49.90    SKU xxxxx  Alcohol 14.3%