Red Gold 2017
Red Gold 2017
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SKU: 17-499319
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Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Appellation
BC VQA
Acid
6.6 g/l
pH
3.65
Bottling Date
August 15, 2018
Residual Sugar
2.15 g/l
Alcohol %
14.40
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
On the nose, our premium Red Gold offers aromas of intense blackberries and ripe plums with notes of sage and liquorice. This beautifully balanced, full-bodied wine explores all regions of the palate with lush fruit flavours, spicy oak and a lengthy, smooth finish.
Awards
Silver – Pacific Rim Wine Competition 2019 Silver – All Canadian Wine Awards 2019
Vineyard Notes
Dry Creek Vineyard
Winemaker Notes
This premium blend features 67% Merlot and 33% Cabernet Franc. The Cabernet Franc grapes were vinified in a passimento style. These grapes were air dried over a period of six weeks. After this process, the grapes had lost nearly 30% of their moisture leaving the winemaker highly concentrated, partially raisinated, Cabernet Franc berries. These berries were then fermented in open top French oak barrels over the period of a month to allow for maximum extraction.
Food Pairing Notes
The perfect pairings for this intense, rich wine are Beef Wellington, venison and firm cheeses.
Production
125 cases
Other Notes
This wine is ready now and will peak by 2025. With proper cellaring, you can age this wine until 2030.
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