Nichol Pinot Gris
Origin: Naramata Village, B.C., Canada
Varietal: pinot gris*
*extended contact "orange wine" style
Wine Making: Hand-picked on September 12th 2015. Gently crushed and left to settle on the skins for 36 hours in open top fermenters. Pressed of the skins with fermentation taking place in a combination of 2 tonne open top fermenters and 5+ year old French barriques. Gently filtered and bottled in February 2016.
Tasting Note: Clear and youthful with a salmon berry hue,. Aromas of peach pit, apricot, ginger and apple skin. Medium bodied with citrus and orchard fruit on the dry but concentrated palate. Fresh acidity carries the grapefruit tinged finish. Now – 2018+.