Grape84% Merlot, 16% Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine regionOkanagan Falls, British Columbia, Canada

Winery: Noble Ridge is an estate vineyard and winery located in the Okanagan Valley. All work is done by hand, on- site by a team of dedicated workers who strive to create exceptional wine that reflects its noble namesake. 

ViticultureClones: Merlot – clone 118 (planted in 1986), unknown (planted in 1999), Cabernet Sauvignon – unknown (planted in 1986, one of the oldest blocks of Cabernet Sauvignon in the Valley) Viticulture: Geneva Double Curtain (GDC), Vertical Shoot Position (VSP).

WinemakingDe-stemmed and crushed Cold soaked for 3 days Fermentation kept between 25 °C and 28 °C, 12 months in barrels, 75% French, 25% American; 20% new oak.

Tasting NotesRich and generous with lifted current and Raspberry fruit. Accents of Cedar and dried cocoa with lingering notes of herb and graphite.

Food PairingBBQ, Ribs, Tomato Bases Pasta.