94 % Pinot Gris, 4 % Chardonnay and 2 % Muscat.
This was the year of the heat dome in British Columbia. Plus 40 degrees Centigrade in the Okanagan Valley for a week. Not fun.
This wine is pale straw yellow in colour with lovely flavours of white peach, melon and citrus rind.
Light bodied with medium acidity.
We had Albacore Tuna Sashimi, grilled Ling Cod and BBQ Sockeye Salmon bellies (all local and freshly caught) with this wine.
— 7 days ago
Vineyards are composed of clay and limestone.
Yellow straw gold in colour.
A very developed nose with tangerine skins and lemon curd.
Dry and structured with well rounded acidity with lemon verbena, cut straw citrus and ripe Asian pears. Have fresh Burrata cheese with this wine — 3 months ago
100 % Grenache from biodynamic vineyards of 40-65 year old vines grown in sandy, granatic soils.
Very light and delicately fragrant nose of red flowers, red cherry and chalk.
Fresh strawberries and bright red fruit with crisp acidity and a juicy finish. — a month ago
Pentage Winery is on Skaha Lake south of Penticton in the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia.
Trust me when I say it is a beautiful place to live.
Pear, pink grapefruit and citrus on the nose. Off dry with luscious acidity.
Tropical fruits, ripe apples and poached prepara.
12 % ABV…….very crushable. — 3 months ago
Bright ruby red.
Sweet cherry, roses, walnuts and dried herbs on the nose.
Lively and fresh in the mouth with flavours of cherries, raspberries, orange peel and tobacco.
There is a purity and elegance to this wine.
And Canalicchio di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino are outstanding. — 4 months ago
50 % Nero d’Avola and 50% Syrah.
Very pale in colour. Is it Rose??….yes a little bit.
Young strawberries, pomegranate and hibiscus on the nose.
Bright acidity with yellow citrus, rhubarb and peppery florals.
It’s a nice wine but not intense.
Quite light in body and structure. — 3 months ago
2016 vintage was a great year weather wise in Washington State and British Columbia, Canada.
This wine is 100 % Cabernet Sauvignon.
Super ripe blackberry, violets and tobacco on the nose.
Bold and structured with rich raspberry, blackberry, dark chocolate and baker’s spice on the smooth well developed tannins on the finish.
There is a lot of oak here but it is developing well.
— 3 months ago
2015 vintage Chianti Gran Selezione.
80 % Sangiovese, 13 % Merlot and 7 % Malvasia Nera.
Deep dark ruby red.
Perfumed nose with black currants, violets, olives and cocoa.
Ripe black plums, leather, black tea with polished silky tannins.
A long, beautiful finish. — 5 months ago