EX NIHILO VINEYARDS PINOT GRIS v.2013 VQA

APPELLATION:Lake Country / Okanagan Falls, Okanagan Valley
COMPOSITION:100% PINOT GRIS
CLONE:53
BOTTLE SIZE:750 ml.
ALCOHOL:13.2.0%
RESIDUAL SUGAR:8.1 g/L
ACIDITY:6.9 g/L
CASE PRODUCTION980
CODE:202820
PRICE:SOLD OUT 

VINTAGE DESCRIPTION:

The 2013 Growing season was a blessing after a string of cooler vintages in the previous 3 years. Above average temperatures in July and August lead to a sunny Indian Summer in September. Careful green harvesting allowed the grapes to achieve optimal ripeness and a higher yield than previous vintages. The Okanagan Valley has not seen this ideal of a growing season since the acclaimed 2007 vintage. We are excited about the ripe, fruit forward wines of our 2013 vintage that show excellent aging potential.

WINEMAKING:

The grapes were handpicked off both our Lake Country and Okanagan Falls vineyard sites on November 1, 2012. Fermented in stainless tanks, the 2013 Pinot Gris was cool fermented and stabilized before bottling. 

TASTING NOTES

Juicy and crisp, this wine displays notes of pineapple, citrus, mango and passion fruit. Well balanced with a delicate, lingering finish of ripe tropical fruits and spice. This easy drinking, off-dry wine is best enjoyed with fresh cheeses, grilled chicken and pork. 

WINEMAKERS:

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

 

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