At the tasting bar... Saturday March 16, 2019 - New Wines in Store
Weekend Wine Tasting
At our free tasting bar every Friday & Saturday we host winery owners, winemakers, winery agent and our wine experts are on hand to sample you 4-6 wine to try before you buy. Tasting bar hours are from 330pm - 630pm .
Here is what we are tasting....
Saturday March 16, 2018
New Wines In-Store
In store 3:30-6:30pm
Orofino White Bridge 2017
Created from a blend of Muscats, Riesling and Pinot Gris, this slightly off-dry is truly a sum of its parts. The Muscats bring huge aromatics of orange blossoms, the Riesling brings in citrus and bright acidity, while the addition of Pinot Gris adds weight in the palate and rounds out the wine. This is very versatile and pairs well with sunshine but it also has enough guts to pair with salty foods and spicy asian dishes.
GOLD MEDAL – 2018 All Canadian Wine Championships
Arrowleaf Rose 2018
The bouquet has aromas of strawberry, cranberry, grapefruit and rose petals. The palate is rich and full, presenting abundant fruit flavor and a touch of minerality on the finish. Pinot Noir and Zweigelt blend
Tinhorn Creek Pinot Gris 2018
There’s something likeable about this pinot gris that opens with peach yogurt, lemon curd, pear and banana notes boasting a boisterous tropical theme. The palate is ripe and plump, similar to 2017 but with a little better acid. Certainly a crowd pleaser but could ascend even higher with a little tightening. Best now with a favourite curry or spicy sushi rolls.
Orofino Scout Vineyard Syrah 2017
100% wild fermented and aged in older French oak barrels for 14 months. Shows notes of smoked meat and earth surrounded by loads of black fruit, flowers and minerality.