Regular price $33.00
Merlot is the most planted red varietal in the Okanagan and typically produces smooth, full bodied wines with red with and black fruit flavours.The Merlot grapes for this wine come from our West Kelowna estate and some from the south Okanagan on the Black Sage Bench.
Cold soaked for 4 days and an average of 24 days on skins. During fermentation the juice received remontage or ‘pumping over’ twice a day to submerge the skins and further develop flavour and tannins. Aged in a mix of new and old oak for 18 months.
Nose: Blueberry, wild raspberry, red currant, red plum, cassis, cherry, dried sage and thyme, clove and coffee.
Palate: Round entry, medium weight and firm tannins.
Finish: A long finish of red currant, savoury herbs and sour cherry.