Spierhead Chardonnay 2010

#BCwine $23.90 Spierhead Winery is one of the newer wineries of the Okanagan Valley located up in the hills of East Kelowna.  The were 385 cases of Chardonnay produced with the 2010 vintage and the fruit was sourced from grapes from the winery’s own site as well as some from further south.  Whole cluster pressing…

Haywire Winery Pinot Gris 2009

A light-bodied and fresh number, the first from this Okanagan Winery. Floral, green apple and peach aromas with flavours of lemon, lime, apple and peach. A somewhat tart finish, this is a typical Gris from younger vines. With another year to develop, these plants should produce wines of more depth, but there’s nothing preventing you…

2006 Paritua Vineyards Pinot Noir – NZ Otago

Wine Advocate Issue #184 Sep 2009 91 points A Pinot Noir Dry Red Table wine from Otago, New Zealand The 2006 Pinot Noir has a beautifully defined, rather “cool”, reserved, Burgundian nose, capturing the lightness of Pinot Noir, its clarity and pellucid nature. Scents of wild strawberry, raspberry leaf and a touch of limestone. The…