LaStella Winery just received a Platinum Award for their 2013 Fortissimo, Super Tuscan styled red blend of Merlot, Cabernet and Sangiovese Grosso.
The 15TH Annual WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada were held in Niagara Falls, Ontario in June. It’s considered to be Canada’s most prestigious wine competition.
“A total of 1,408 wines were entered from 205 wineries. Sixty wineries entered for the first time, a testament to the growing number of wineries in the country, and faith in these awards as being a way to showcase and benchmark new wines.” – David Lawrason
Given out were 14 Platinum, 101 Gold, 263 Silver and 375 Bronze Wine Awards. Just 5 of the Platinum Awards were given to wines from B.C., LaStella’s 2013 Fortissimo Ranked in the top 1% of all wines judged and was the only wine with a Merlot based blend on the Platinum award roster. A huge honour in the eyes of the Osoyoos wine team.
View the full results of the WineAlign Awards.
About LaStella Winery:
Established in 2006, LaStella Winery is situated at Osoyoos Lake in the South Okanagan Valley of British Columbia. LaStella was created to capture the vision of la dolce vita: the harmony of fine wine, food and music with each of wine named for an Italian musical theme.
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