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REDS

Boreas 2018

Price: $47.95

A blend made from conventional and appassimento wines. Complex and intense aromas of cassis, mint, dried cherry, fig, spice and mocha. Full bodied with youthful tannins, berry and spice flavours and long complex finish.

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Boreas 2018

Tasting Note: 

A blend made from conventional and appassimento wines. Complex and intense aromas of cassis, mint, dried cherry, fig, spice and mocha. Full bodied with youthful tannins, berry and spice flavours and long complex finish.

Food Pairing:

Pasta bolognese, rich steaks with horseradish.

Wine Maker’s Note: 

Cabernet Sauvignon that was dried to achieve concentration of sugars and tannins was fermented warm and aged for 24 months in new and used French oak was blended with Cabernet Franc, fermented at warm temperatures with a 32 day maceration and 16 months of ageing in new and used French and American oak was blended to achieve this intense and powerful red.

Austero 2018

Price: $47.95

Plum, black cherry, leather and spice aromas and flavours are supported on a well structured palate that leads to a long complex finish.

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Austero 2018

Tasting Note: 

Plum, black cherry, leather and spice aromas and flavours are supported on a well structured palate that leads to a long complex finish.

Food Pairing:

Filet Mignon, Lamb

Wine Maker’s Note: 

The sublime fruit for this wine was hand harvested and gently destemmed to stainless steel tanks for fermentation. Inoculation with selected yeast strains and a warm fermentation with a total maceration of 28 days created a well structured base. Following fermentation and maceration the wine was pressed and placed in 100% French barriques for 19 months yielding a rich, concentrated structured and complex wine.

 

Astral 2018

Price: $25.95

Plum, raspberry, mint and vanilla aromas and flavours. Medium-full bodied with approachable tannins and balanced acidity. A great food wine with plenty of complexity for contemplation.

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Astral 2018

Tasting Note: 

Plum, raspberry, mint and vanilla aromas and flavours. Medium-full bodied with approachable tannins and balanced acidity. A great food wine with plenty of complexity for contemplation.

Food Pairing:

Beef stew, braised lamb, and lasagna.

Wine Maker’s Note: 

The grapes for this wine were harvested at optimal ripeness at the end of a warm ripening period. Warm fermentations using selected yeast strains, with 14 days of maceration yield a balanced wine exhibiting fruitiness and firm tannins with good length. Blending prior to ageing yields a harmonious wine, ready for consumption but with the strength to age.

Aria 2007

Price: $79.95

A fine expression of Nebbiolo at 11 years with leather, spice, dried fig and slight floral notes. The freshness of the palate remains, with mellow tannins and a long finish.

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Aria 2007

Food Pairing:

Prosciutto and rich fatty beef dishes.

Nebbiolo 2008

Price: $77.95

Complex and contemplative with lifted cherry, floral, toast and earthiness on the nose. A bright palate with hallmark tannins and good concentration continue to demonstrate the potential of this unique varietal.

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Nebbiolo 2008

Food Pairing:

Roast pork and Italian style cured meats.

Aria 2012

Price: $56.95

Classic strawberry and floral aromas and flavours with a tight, mineral palate. The tannins remain youthful, leading to a long, concentrated finish. A great example of Nebbiolo.

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Aria 2012

Food Pairing:

Roast beef, French brie, and full fat feta.

Astral 2011

Price: $33.95

This unique blend delivers dried cherry and plum with floral notes and minerality in a complex aromatic profile. The palate is soft and approachable with a clean finish.

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Astral 2011

Food Pairing:

Roast chicken with thyme, herb-crusted pork loin, and crab cakes.

Tempest 2012

Price: $37.95

Ripe plum and blueberry with leather and spice lead to a rich palate with berry and vanilla flavours and round tannins. The long finish reveals the quality of winemaking and vintage.

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Tempest 2012

Food Pairing:

Braised Lamb, old cheddar, and garlic based dishes.

Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Price: $46.95

Ripe plum and blueberry with leather and spice lead to a rich palate with berry and vanilla flavours and round tannins. The long finish reveals the quality of winemaking and vintage.

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Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Food Pairing:

Braised Lamb, old cheddar, and garlic based dishes.

WHITES

Chardonnay 2018

Price: $25.95

Mineral, citrus, green apple with focused acidity, rich texture and a long finish.

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Chardonnay 2018

Tasting Note: 

Mineral, citrus, green apple with focused acidity, rich texture and a long finish.

Food Pairing:

Cream of Potato soup, shepherd’s pie, brie cheese, and roasted turkey.

Wine Maker’s Note: 

The goal for this wine was complexity in the aromatic and flavour profile with a tight yet rich palate. Fermented in a combination of stainless steel and neutral French oak using spontaneous and non-traditional yeast strains with no malolactic fermentation and 6 months of ageing sur lie yields this complex Chardonnay.

Riesling 2019

Price: $23.95

Concentrated and balanced, a luscious mouthfeel with refreshing acidity. Floral, honey, white peach, lime aromas and flavours. Long finish.

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Riesling 2019

Tasting Note: 

Concentrated and balanced, a luscious mouthfeel with refreshing acidity. Floral, honey, white peach, lime aromas and flavours. Long finish.

Food Pairing:

Gruyerre cheese, spicy foods.

Wine Maker’s Note: 

Fermented under cool conditions in stainless steel using selected yeast strains, the fermentation was halted by cooling the fermentation, obtaining the desired balance. This low alcohol, higher residual sugar is balanced by the naturally high acidity and is my favourite expression of Riesling.

Zephyr 2019

Price: $31.95

Ripe tropical, floral and honey aromas. Rich mouthfeel with a soft balance. Intense and complex. Unique dry wine made with the appassimento process.

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Zephyr 2019

Tasting Note: 

Ripe tropical, floral and honey aromas. Rich mouthfeel with a soft balance. Intense and complex. Unique dry wine made with the appassimento process.

Food Pairing:

Grilled chicken with lemon tarragon bearnaise sauce, antipasti platter, artichoke hearts, gorgonzola stuffed olives.

Wine Maker’s Note: 

Hand picked Gewurztraminer was dried for 3 weeks followed by whole cluster pressing and fermentation using natural and non-traditional yeasts in 56 L Demi johns to achieve this intense, super limited (105 L) and unique wine.

Barrel-aged Chardonnay 2018

Price: $34.95

Spice, vanilla, yellow apple and nectarine aromas and flavours with a rich and soft palate and long finish.

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Barrel-aged Chardonnay 2018

Tasting Note: 

Spice, vanilla, yellow apple and nectarine aromas and flavours with a rich and soft palate and long finish.

Food Pairing:

Roasted Turkey, Pasta with cream based sauces, cedar plank salmon

Wine Maker’s Note: 

This Chardonnay was fermented and aged for 18 months on lees in once filled and neutral French and American oak barrels. These winemaking decisions elevate the richness of this wines texture and lend complexity to the nose and palate through oak aromas integrated with the stone fruit and apple aromas of the Chardonnay. 

SPARKLING

Sparkling Rosé 2018 

Price: $24.95

Strawberry, raspberry, floral and mineral. Rich mousse and mouthfeel with balanced sweetness and a clean finish. A fresh sparkling wine.

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Sparkling Rosé 2018 

Tasting Note: 

Strawberry, raspberry, floral and mineral. Rich mousse and mouthfeel with balanced sweetness and a clean finish. A fresh sparkling wine.

Food Pairing:

Picnic lunches, triple cream brie.

Wine Maker’s Note: 

The varietals used for this wine were processed and fermented separately under cool conditions in stainless steel using selected yeast strains. Blended for a tart balance, this wine underwent the Charmat process to produce the carbonation and minimal yeast contact to maintain freshness and fruitiness.

Celeste 2018

Price: $45.95

Peach, golden apple, lime and slight biscuit are the hallmarks on the nose of our Celeste Traditional Method Sparkling. Expect these flavours to reverberate on the palate supports a full mousse and richly textured mouthfeel that leads to a long finish with floral, almond and citrus flavours.

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Celeste 2018

Tasting Note: 

Peach, golden apple, lime and slight biscuit are the hallmarks on the nose of our Celeste Traditional Method Sparkling. Expect these flavours to reverberate on the palate supports a full mousse and richly textured mouthfeel that leads to a long finish with floral, almond and citrus flavours.

Food Pairing:

Pacific oysters, lemon chicken, charcuterie 

Wine Maker’s Note: 

Fruit for this wine was harvested at the desired ripeness, processed gently and fermented separately under cool conditions using selected yeast strains. After 14 months the wines were disgorged and left “naturel”, using only the finished wine itself as the dosage. 

 

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Theia 2019 

Price: $45.95

Aromas of subtle biscuit, green apple and lemon repeat in the flavour.

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Theia 2019

Tasting Note: 

Aromas of subtle biscuit, green apple and lemon repeat in the flavour. The wine has a rich mouthfeel with refreshing acidity and wonderful length. The mousse is full with great persistence.

Wine Maker’s Note: 

For this wine, hand harvested, whole cluster Chardonnay grapes were gently pressed, isolating juice extracted at low pressure to ensure high quality in the resulting wine. Produced in the ancestral method, this wine was bottled before dryness allowing the wine to complete its fermentation in bottle and aged for 20 months before disgorging. 

ICEWINE

Cabernet Franc 2019 Icewine

Price: $79.95

Strawberry, rhubarb and spice. Luscious, rich and concentrated.

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Cabernet Franc 2019 Icewine

Tasting Note:

Strawberry, rhubarb and spice. Luscious, rich and concentrated.

Food Pairing:

Lobster terrine, lemon tarts.

Wine Maker’s Note: 

This Icewine was fermented under cool conditions using selected yeast strains until the desired balance was achieved. The fermentation was halted using cold temperatures. The massive acidity is balanced by the moderate alcohol and luscious residual sugar. Minimal ageing on lees was used to maximize freshness.

Riesling 2019 Icewine 

Price: $69.95

Complex with peach, honey, citrus and floral aromas and flavours Mouthwatering acidity balances the intense sweetness. Long finish.

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Riesling 2019 

Tasting Note: 

Complex with peach, honey, citrus and floral aromas and flavours Mouthwatering acidity balances the intense sweetness. Long finish.

Food Pairing:

Chocolate based desserts, strawberry mousse.

Wine Maker’s Note: 

This Icewine was fermented under cool conditions using selected yeast strains until the desired balance was achieved. The fermentation was halted using cold temperatures. Minimal ageing on lees was used to maximize freshness and fruit expression.

WIND SERIES

West Wind 2019

Price: $19.95

A pleasing blend of nectarine, citrus, and tropical fruit aromas and flavours. Refreshing with a touch of sweetness and an effervescent, clean finish.

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West Wind 2019

Tasting Note: 

A pleasing blend of nectarine, citrus, and tropical fruit aromas and flavours. Refreshing with a touch of sweetness and an effervescent, clean finish.

Food Pairing:

Grilled scallops with lemon, grilled mediterranean chicken, thick chevre.

Wine Maker’s Note: 

Produced from 89% Vidal from our own vineyards, this wine was fermented at cool temperatures with select yeast strains. Restrained alcohol, vibrant acidity, balanced sweetness and slight effervescence allows the aromatic potential of Vidal to shine.

North Wind 2019

Price: $19.95

Complex and aromatic with excellent body, balanced richness and phenomenal length. Rose petal, tropical and ripe stone fruit aromas and flavours.

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North Wind 2019

Tasting Note: 

Complex and aromatic with excellent body, balanced richness and phenomenal length. Rose petal, tropical and ripe stone fruit aromas and flavours.

Food Pairing:

Pork loin stir fry with ginger and garlic, thai green curry chicken.

Wine Maker’s Note: 

This Gewürztraminer was sourced from an amazing bench vineyard at perfect ripeness. A short soak on skins followed by gentle pressing yields beautiful aromatic intensity while maintaining a fresh and soft palate. Fermentation at cool temperatures using select yeast strains and sur lie ageing in stainless steel for 6 months enhances this wine’s richness and complexity.

South Wind 2019 

Price: $19.95

This Rose displays an array of red fruit and floral aromas that are complemented by ripe melon and zesty citrus notes. A balanced palate with roundness and structure leads to a refreshing finish.

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South Wind 2019 

Tasting Note: 

This Rose displays an array of red fruit and floral aromas that are complemented by ripe melon and zesty citrus notes. A balanced palate with roundness and structure leads to a refreshing finish.

Food Pairing:

Lean pork, asian dishes, salads with citrus fruit.

Wine Maker’s Note: 

Our 2019 Rosé is composed primarily of estate grown Marquette with small percentages of Muscat, Chardonnay and Riesling to add complexity and balance. Each wine was fermented separately and blended to achieve the desired aromatic profile, flavour and mouthfeel. The Marquette was harvested at optimal ripeness and pressed gently to maintain freshness. A cool fermentation using selected yeast strains allows the complex fruit of this varietal to shine. The resulting wine is dry, balanced and refreshing with good intensity and structure.

East Wind 2019

Price: $19.95

Cherry, berry, spice and vanilla aromas and flavours. Soft and approachable with a rich and fruity palate and long finish.

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East Wind 2019

Tasting Note: 

Cherry, berry, spice and vanilla aromas and flavours. Soft and approachable with a rich and fruity palate and long finish.

Food Pairing:

Blue cheese on beef burgers, coq au vin

Wine Maker’s Note: 

The fresh fruity side of Baco Noir is supported by approximately 3% of each of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot to add structure and length. Harvested at ideal ripeness and fermented at warm temperatures with a 10 day maceration followed by 6 months of ageing in stainless steel produces a fruit forward and balanced wine.

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