EX NIHILO VINEYARDS MERLOT v.2012 VQA

APPELLATION:Okanagan Falls, Okanagan Valley
COMPOSITION:100% MERLOT
CLONE:181
BOTTLE SIZE:750 ml.
ALCOHOL:13.7%
RESIDUAL SUGAR:2.7 g/L (0)
ACIDITY:6.3 g/L
CASE PRODUCTION:611
CODE:21832
PRICE:SOLD OUT 

VINTAGE DESCRIPTION:

WINEMAKING:

The grapes were handpicked off both the Similkameen Valley and Okanagan Falls sites in late October. Fermented in stainless tanks, the 2012 Merlot aged for 18 months in 1 and 2 year French and American Oak barrels. 

TASTING NOTES

Juicy plum, raspberry and blackberry flavours are highlighted by chocolate and cassis. The palate is rich with velvety tannins. Barrel aged for 18 months in a combination of French and American oak.  

RELEASE DATE:

July 23, 2015

WINEMAKERS:

Winemaker: Jay Paulson - Consulting Winemaker: Dr. Alan Marks 

 

 

EX NIHILO VINEYARDS 1525 CAMP RD., LAKE COUNTRY, BC V4V 1K2, PHONE: 250.766.5522