Summerstorm 2018

Summerstorm 2018

26.00

Background
Like summer in a glass, this sparkling wine is made with Zweigelt grapes from our estate vineyard. Zweigelt is known for its dark red hue but these grapes are whole-cluster pressed to extract only a small amount of colour. The base wine is aged on the lees in stainless steel and neutral oak puncheons for 6 months. After the aging period, the wine is transferred to a Charmat tank for the secondary fermentation. The carbon dioxide produced during this fermentation is trapped inside the tank and dissolves into the wine, providing a natural carbonation. This method produces sparkling wines with fine bubbles and a fruit-forward flavour profile.

Tasting Notes
This brut sparkling Rosé has aromas of strawberry, rhubarb and pink grapefruit. On the palate the aromas are intensified with a touch of sweetness before a refreshingly clean and dry finish.

Technical Details
Grape: Zweigelt
Vineyard: Arrowleaf Estate
Appellation: BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Vinification: Méthode cuvée close (aka Charmat Method)
Sweetness: brut
Residual Sugar: 12.8 g/l
Acidity: 6.9 g/l
Alcohol: 11.5%
Cases Produced: 466

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Canadian shipping locations: BC, AB, SK, MB, ONT, QC, NS, NB, NFL, PEI
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Minimum order: 12 bottles
Must be 19+ years to place order
Wines include taxes (5% GST & 10% Liquor Tax) and bottle deposit (10 cents)

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