Current Release Wines

Vino Grigio™ 2018 – ORDER HERE
Defn: Pinot Gris
Cases Produced: 259
Release Date: August 31, 2019
Price: $19.90 ($17.30 + 10% PST and 5% GST)

An intense and mineral driven wine with a nose of ripe pear, honeydew melon, blood orange, grapefruit and a touch of honey with some apple blossom, lemon zest, lime and frest cilantro.  Dry, zippy and fresh with a palate packed with citrus fruits, baking spice, subtle fennel and a long, lively wet stone mineral finish.

Vino Grigio 2017 ORDER HERE
Defn: Pinot Gris
Cases Produced: 298
Release Date: September 1, 2018
Price: $19.90 ($17.30 + 10% PST and 5% GST)

This Grigio is fresh with zippy lime zest and dried herbal notes that open up to rich and fruity honeydew melon, apricot, pineapple and peach blossom aromas.  Dry, crisp and juicy on the palate with intense grapefruit and pear along with lemon and lime and a stony minerality on the long finish.

Vino Grigio 2016 – ORDER HERE
Defn: Pinot Gris
Cases Produced: 304
Release Date: September 1, 2017
Price: $19.90 ($17.30 + 10% PST and 5% GST)

This Grigio combines tree and citrus fruits with a lovely soft texture and crisp balancing acidity.  The nose has honeydew melon, pear and some dried herbal notes. Honey, lemon, blood orange and light stone fruit fill the palate with ruby red grapefruit zest on the long finish.

Vivacious™ 2018 ORDER HERE
Defn: Full of life and spirit
Cases Produced: 250
Release Date:
Price: $19.90 ($17.30 + 10% PST and 5% GST)

An intense and lively wine with an aromatic nose of nectarine, lemon verbena, green apple and pear with complex chamomile and fresh basil notes.  Dry, crisp and racy on the palate with concentrated pear, lemon zest, baking spice and peach skin with a long crisp, zesty finish.

Vivacious™ 2017 SOLD OUT
Defn: Full of life and spirit
Cases Produced: 258
Release Date: September 1, 2018
Price: $19.90 ($17.30 + 10% PST and 5% GST)

A complex and lively wine with aromas of blood orange, apple peel, apple blossom, peach, pear and papaya sorbet.  Dry with crisp racy acidity, the intense palate shows peach and nectarine, blood orange zest, preserved lemon and baking spice with a long, mineral, graphite finish.

Vivacious 2016 – ORDER HERE
Defn: Full of life and spirit
Cases Produced: 293 Release Date: September 1, 2017
Price: $19.90 ($17.30 + 10% PST and 5% GST)

A subtle but complex nose of pear and green apple, nectarine, lemon and some melon with an undercurrent of apple blossom.  Dry, crisp and intense on the palate with a seamless texture; there is grapefruit, apple peel, exotic mandarin orange and a hint of white pepper on the long finish.

Viognier 2018  – ORDER HERE
Defn: The celebrated varietal from Condrieu, France
Cases Produced: 188
Release Date:
Price : $24.90 ($21.65 + 10% PST and 5% GST)

Fresh Viognier nose with intense aromas of jasmine, honeysuckle and dried rose petals along with nectarine and fresh lemon notes. Medium bodied with crisp acidity and flavours of golden apple, peach and nectarine with some ruby grapefruit and a long zesty, orange oil finish.

Vixen 2018   –  ORDER HERE
Defn: Late Harvest 47% Riesling 44% Pinot Gris & 9% Pinot Blanc
Cases Produced:  96
Release Date: July 1, 2019
Price : $19.90 ($17.30 + 10% PST and 5% GST)

The over ripe, partially desiccated fruit with a hint of botrytis was picked on November 17, 2018 yielding a tropical paradise with a touch of sweetness in your glass. Powerful late harvest tropical aromas of papaya, honey and cantaloupe combine with apple, pear and sweet floral notes.  Sweet, full and rich on the palate with high acidity to balance the rich flavours of baked apple and pear, caramel, lemon, lime and baking spice with complex salty, mineral notes on the long finish.

Viscous 2018 –  ORDER HERE
Defn: 100% Riesling
Cases Produced: 81
Release Date: September 2, 2019
Price : $24.90 ($21.65 + 10% PST and 5% GST)

An intense Riesling with aromas of lime juice, lime zest, honey and orchard blossom with some white peach,  green apple and subtle melon notes. Off-dry on the palate and balanced with high racy acidity, there is lots of baked apple, poached pear, stone fruit, honey and nutmeg spice on the long, zippy finish.

Van Westen/Dibello Pinot Noir 2018 – ORDER HERE
Defn: A collaboration of winemaking and winegrowing into a lovely Pinot Noir
Cases Produced: 111
Release Date: February 14, 2019
Price: $39.90 ($34.70 + 10% PST and 5% GST)

Complex and intense on the nose with ripe black cherry, blueberry, earth and gamey notes with a hint of paprika spice. The palate is savory, earthy and juicy with red cherry and raspberry notes with soft silky tannins, dried thyme and clove spiked pie crust on the long finish.

Violeta 2016  – SOLD OUT
Defn: Malbec / Violets in Spanish and Italian
Cases Produced:  145
Release Date: July 22, 2019
Price : $34.90 ($30.35 + 10% PST and 5% GST)

An intense and fruit driven nose with black plum, mulberry, raspberry, cherry and a little orange zest, floral and pie crust note to add complexity.  The palate is long with medium body, acid and tannin giving a silk texture as the raspberry and rhubarb pie, touch of vanilla and nutmeg, paprika, licorice and a zesty note linger on the long, fresh finish.   

Voluptuous® 2016 SOLD OUT
Defn: 67% Merlot 33% Cabernet Franc
Cases Produced: 346
Release date: not yet released
Price: $34.90 ($30.35 + 10% PST and 5% GST)

Elegant, powerful and complex opening with a nose of ripe black plum, cassis and black cherry evolving through graphite, black licorice, pastry crust, coffee, chili flakes, orange zest and burlap with a hint of vanilla and chocolate in the background.  The palate is full bodied, elegant yet firmly structured with cassis, black cherry, dried fig and shortbread lingering on the long finish.

Defn: Roman 5 – 39% Merlot, 22% Cab Franc, 17% Malbec, 11% Cab Sauvignon, 11% Petit Verdot
Cases Produced: 464Release date: July 31, 2019
Price: $34.90 ($30.35 + 10% PST and 5% GST)
Our 8th vintage of this Bordeaux blend has created a complex and intense wine not only to be enjoyed now but is also built to age. An elegant wine packed with dark fruits of cassis, black plum and blackberry. The concentrated fruit aroma evolves to black olive, dark chocolate, lavender, pink peppercorns and chocolate cherry. The intense fruit continues on the palate with firm tannins and crisp acidity giving plenty of structure to age. Clove, rosemary, earth and a touch of leather meld together with the dark fruit on the long finish.

Vulture 2016 – SOLD OUT
Defn: Vrankensteins half brother
Cases Produced: 228
Release date: July 1, 2019
Price: $39.90 ($34.70 + 10% PST and 5% GST)
Ripe and rich with aromas of stewed black plums, baking spice, pepper, burlap and baked black cherry with layers of vanilla, chocolate, black licorice and a hint of violet.  The palate is dry, savoury and firmly structured.  It opens to a complex mix of black olive, dried herbs, meat, paprika, cassis, leather and dark chocolate with an earthy, iron note in the background.  Youthful with plenty of structure to age well.