Sourced from 2 Naramata Bench vineyards: Artemisia Vineyard (3 Mile Rd) and Maple Leaf Spirits (Naramata Rd). Harvested Oct. 22nd at a sugar level of 23.4 Brix. Following de-stemming and crush, we cold soaked for 2 days prior to starting fermentation. Pressed after the completion of fermentation 11 days later then aged in a combination of premium American and French oak barrels for 21 months. Light pepper notes and Cassis (black current) dominate the flavour profile of this vintage.
200 cases. Alc. 14.4%