Winemaker's Notes

Petit Blanc is a wine that is lithe but not light, fun, and free of heavy-handed winemaking. No new oak, no malolactic fermentation, no battonage, no nonsense.  A wine that hits above its weight and delivers a strong quality to price ratio. A wine that you can readily open on a weeknight and pair with a variety of cuisine without putting a dent in your wallet.

The 2015 vintage of this unique blend is Pinot Gris, Gruner Veltliner and Marsanne. Stone and citrus fruit flavour elements are everywhere: apricot, peach, yellow plums, Meyer lemon and melon abound on both the nose and the palate, while there is a core citrus note throughout. The most attractive quality of the 2015 Petit Blanc is the phenomenal balance between the components while the alcohol is kept in check clocking in at 13.4%. The entry is round, focusing on the mid-palate while the finish is crisp and refreshing.

Pairings

Petit Blanc is extremely versatile with virtually endless pairings. We enjoy an endive salad and a fruit and cheese plate on for a sunny Sunday brunch, or orange roughy, quinoa and bacon wrapped scallops on a Friday evening.

Region:Okanagan and Similkameen Valley
Soil Type:

various

Age of Vines:various
Yield:4.4 tons per acre
Production:500 cases
Alcohol:13.4%
Aging:100% Stainless steel

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