2019 Desert Hills Cactus White
BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Happy Vineyard, Sage Brush Vineyard, Osoyoos Vineyard and Mallmi Vineyard
Engaging and fragrant this wines delivers layers of honeydew, rose petal, melon, and stone fruits. The wine’s flavours are intense and delicious while providing great texture and a long pleasing finish. Our 2019 Cactus White is the perfect patio sipper!
34% Chardonnay 33% Viognier 29% Gew 4% Sauvignon Blanc
The 2019 Cactus White is a blend of 55% Gewurztraminer, 36% Viognier, & 9% Sauvignon Blanc from Happy Vineyard, Sage Brush Vineyard, Osoyoos Vineyard and Mallmi Vineyard. All varieties were de-stemmed and lightly crushed directly to our press. Cold settling overnight prior to fermentation using a combination of indigenous and cultured yeast. The temperature was controlled at a cool 14 degrees Celsius. Blending trials began in March and the final blend was assembled in early April. The wine was stabilized, filtered and bottled at the end of April.
(Nov 13, 2020 at 8:06 AM)
This wine has a clean complex flavour with rose petal predominating. It is exquisite and perfect with appetizers for its character while being clean lingers and provides a long fruity finish. It is one of the best wines I've ever tasted.