Archive Pinot Noir 2016

Archive Pinot Noir 2016


Every year we source Pinot Noir grapes from vineyards throughout the Central Okanagan. Each lot of wine is fermented and kept separately in barrels until we assess it for quality after six months of aging. A blend of the best lots is determined based on ripe fruit, tannin structure, acidity and complexity. We put the premium blend back into 500L French oak puncheons for an additional six months of aging. Archive Pinot Noir showcases the best of the vintage and provides a record of this wonderful grape grown in this beautiful place.

Tasting Notes
A full-bodied example of Pinot Noir showing dark cherry, raspberry, hints of spice, rose petal and subtle, well-integrated oak components. On the palate it is silky, yet it has the structure and flavor to be paired with rich dishes such as duck confit or an earthy mushroom risotto.

Technical Details
Appellation: BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Region: Central Okanagan
Vineyards: Ritchie and Beaumont
Aging: 12 months in French oak barriques and puncheons (30% new)
Perceived Sweetness: dry
Cases Produced: 535

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