An intense explosion of red & black fruit on the nose leads into layers of complexity in this engaging wine. The ripe blackberry, blueberry compote, raspberry, plum and black cherry aromas are joined by sweet spices, chocolate and the alluring earthy scent of an autumn morning. The palate is well crafted, with intense brambly fruit, refreshing acidity, ripe tannins and well integrated coffee and cocoa oak notes. The finish is long with the savoury roasted sage element of the south Okanagan desert terroir lingering and adding a final element of intrigue.
The complexity of this wine will pair nicely with intensely flavoured braised red meat dishes. – Rhys Pender, Master of Wine