Muscat Ottonel was the first white variety planted at the Hillside farm (1984), and has been a favorite here for some 30 years. The Muscat family numbers over 200, and Ottonel is a particularly floral, refreshing member. This wine has lovely floral aromas and hints of spice.
Vineyard blocks were chosen for tropical characters to complement the spicy, floral oak flavours of Tokay wood. Given extended time in barrel sur lies with batonnage (stirring) to create a creamy midpalate.
Naramata Bench terroir and a long hang-time have created a wine with refined aromatic intensity. Think of this as a “summer chardonnay”. Our Viognier has intriguing fragrances of spring blossoms and honeysuckle, with hints of Chai spice.
Bright aromas of wild flowers and ruby red grapefruit, red cherry and blood orange on the palate, and juicy finish that goes on and on... This Rose is a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon & Cabernet Franc, with a small amount of floral whites -- Muscat Ottonel & Viognier.