Aromas of cherry, cocoa, raspberry, wild strawberry, lavender, dried cranberry with savoury notes of sage leaf and earthy, blackberry, leather, leading to medium bodied silky palate with balanced juicy red fruit.
Painted Rock from British Columbia was established by John and Trish Skinner in 2004. The Okanagan is one of the world’s most northerly wine regions with a hot and arid growing season. Aged 18 months on 30% new oak, of which 80% French and 20% American, and 70% second fill French Oak.
This is the 3rd vintage of this small lot Malbec. The estate vineyard has just 1 acre of Malbec planted with 2,000 plants. Most of the Malbec is used to create the Red Icon blend. Small lots can only be made in select vintages. Aged in 30% new oak for 18 months.
The Wismer-Parke Pinot Noir has aromas of plush, ripe red berry fruit on the nose. On the palate, the wine is extremely poised, with silky tannins, bright fruit and racy acidity. A rich and complex wine.