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The 2016 Blanc de Noirs Rosé is a vibrant and radiant Rosé with lifted notes of red berries, pomegranate, water melon, raspberry and cranberry on the nose. The rich textural palate with a long finish and great balance displays notes of guava, red berries and tropical fruit salad.
Fruit: 100% Pinot Noir
Judge Ratings: 2014 Vintage Best Rosé at the 2015 Best of Varietal Awards, Okanagan Wine Festival, 2013 Vintage 90 Points John Schreiner, 89 Points Tim Pawsey 2012 Vintage: Silver 2013 BC Wine Awards, 2011 Vintage: 92 Points, Best wine of 2012 Robert K. Steven, Best Rosé in Canada 2012 Canadian Wine Awards, Silver 2012 BC WIne Awards, 2010 Vintage: Silver 2011 BC Wine Awards.
Vineyard: An Estate grown wine with the juice coming from our premium Pinot Noir blocks in Creston BC. The fruit was pick in two different lots to maximise exposure. An optimal balance between flavour, ripeness and acidity producing Blanc de Noir showing great structure, finese and elegance.
Harvest Data: Fruit was harvested at optimum flavour and ripeness. All the grapes used for this wine were grown using sustainable practices.
Vinification: Hand harvested fruit was destemmed and crushed to tank for 3 1/2 days of cold skin contact. The juice was then gently pressed off. Two batches were separately fermented with Alsatain isolates at cool temperatures to retain as much primary flavour as possible. The wine has been sterile filtered and estate bottled.
Wood Percentage: No oak use on this wine
Bottling: The wine was estate bottled and 933 cases were produced.
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