Our latest #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions are pretty exclusive seeing they are from a winery posed not to even open until the Spring of 2020. Won’t you be the talked about gift giver when a certain wine lover on your list receives one of these wines.
Crafted in Oliver, BC the much talked about Phantom Creek is taking the BC wine industry by storm with the anticipated traffic for the exceptional architectual marvel that juts out of the hillside on Black Sage Bench Road. Read more about Phantom Creek Estates here.
From an east-facing vineyard block in Osoyoos, this Viognier captures the opulent ripeness of the Okanagan Desert with the retained freshness of the vineyard’s cooler afternoons. Fermentation was by indigenous yeasts, with a portion aged in oak cask, to build complexity without overt aromatics.
This rich, full-bodied Okanagan red is a tribute to the art of the blend. The 2016 edition features twelve labels, each with a different photograph by local artist, Lionel Trudel. The photos were taken at our estate vineyards and shot in the iconic “Chiaroscuro” style, literally meaning light-dark.
It has now been 24 years since Becker Vineyard was replanted to Cabernet family varieties, proving that late ripening red varieties could thrive in the South Okanagan. The 2016 Becker Vineyard Cuvée is a Merlot dominant blend, and is a true expression both of this historic vineyard and the 2016 vintage.
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