Written By Guest Writer Libations / Wine News Aug 18, 2011 Six New Releases from Pentâge Winery SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestFrom the press release:WebsiteTASTING NOTES FROM PENTAGE Pentage Winery and Cellar’09 Viognier $19.50/bottleThis wine is pale gold in color with aromas of ripe apricot and pineapple, stone fruit with touch of orange blossom and tangerine. Fresh and crisp – intense flavours of tropical fruit mingle on the palate. Well balanced.Double Gold Medal – All Canadian Wine Championships 2011 ’08 Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon BlendThis wine is pale gold in colour with aromas of gooseberry and citrus notes. This wine changes with every sip. At first it is crisp and grassy along with gooseberry flavors, then grapefruit, guava and passion fruit follow on the palate. There is vibrant acidity on the palate with pleasing tropical fruit flavors. This wine is crisp and complex with a long finish.Platinum “best of the best” competition – Wine Press Northwest ‘09 Gold Medal – All Canadian Wine Championships ‘09 Silver Medal – Northwest Wine Summit Competition ‘09 Judges Choice 87 point – Wine Access International Value Wine Awards ’10 Sauvignon Blanc $19.50/bottleGolden straw in colour. Aromas of pineapples, peaches and a touch of honey leap from the glass. Crisp acidity with lingering notes of apple, pear and pineapple on the palate. Medium-bodied wine, with plenty of fruit fullness with a long, clean finish.Gold – Canadian Wine Championships 2011 Gold – Northwest Wine Summit 2011 ’07 Chardonnay (Barrel Fermented) $20.00/bottleLight gold in colour, aromas of spice pear, butterscotch, wet stone rise from the glass. Light toast on the palate, followed by flavours of peach, lemon peel and caramel. This wine has great acidity with a wonderful mineral finish.Silver Medal – All Canadian Wine Championships 2011 ’06 Pentâge $28/bottleThis current release of our flagship wine is a blend of 46 % Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon,15% Cabernet Franc, 2.5 % Syrah and 1.5% Gamay Noir.This wine is deep garnet red in colour, with aromas of blackcurrant, milk chocolate and a hint of leather. Flavors of blackberries, ripe cherries, toasted oak with a touch of spice all blend harmoniously. Rich and smooth this wine offers fine tannins with an elegant finish. Enjoyable now with decanting or cellar for years to come.Silver Medal — Northwest Wine Summit Competition 2009 ’10 Gamay $19.50/bottleDeep ruby red in colour. Bright aromas of fresh red berries and cherry carry through to the palate with a touch of spice notes on the finish. This medium bodied wine is well balanced with supple tannins and a smooth finish. new releasesOkanaganPentage WineryRed WineWhite Wine SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Food Events / Food News September 18, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-Island & Tofino September|October 2019 The Buzz Up-Island It’s high time for festival season! I anticipate this time of the year all year long when fresh produce is in abundance, ... Read More Food Events / Food News July 3, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-island & Tofino July|August 2019 The Buzz Up-island July 2019 “First we EAT, then we do everything else”(M.K.Fisher) – at least I do anyway. Never short of ... Read More Events / Food News / Places June 27, 2019 City EATS July|August 2019 Summertime means eating al fresco, whether on one of our city’s many lovely outdoor patios or packing a picnic and heading to a park or ... Read More Events / Food News / Places May 3, 2019 City EATS May 2019 Summer is on the way! This seems like a good time to remind you about Victoria’s incredible small batch ice cream and frozen treat makers, just in ... Read More Events / Food News / Places May 3, 2019 The Buzz Tofino May 2019 16th Tofino Food & Wine Festival — 20 top chefs, 75 wineries and 21 breweries to indulge on June 7th – 9th. Friday kicks off The Cocktail ... Read More Events / Food News / Places May 3, 2019 The Buzz Up-island May 2019 Living on Vancouver Island is like living in paradise; however, I think Mother Nature is possibly going to test our resilience this season with ... Read More Comments are closed.