2018 Prospectus

Prospectus, from the Latin word ‘prospicere’ – to look forward. For us, it represents our vision to create a Pinot Noir unlike any other in the Okanagan Valley. Thin skinned and ever so delicate, this Pinot Noir required constant care and attention in the vineyard.

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Winemaker Notes

Our 2018 Prospectus is distinctively Pinot Noir, with a core of dark cherry fruit and earthy undertones. This wine is concentrated and complex with fine tannins and a persistent finish.

Vintage report

The 2018 harvest began earlier than anticipated due to above average growing degree days in the spring. Summer arrived with cooler temperatures, encouraging the fruit to develop beautiful acidity and allowing more time for full flavour retention. One of the coolest Septembers on record followed, slowing down the sugar accumulation and allowing the fruit to fully develop phenologically. Harvest concluded on November 8, with the extended season yielding a crop of uniformly ripened fruit with mouthwatering freshness and acidity

Tech specs

Varietals | 100% Pinot Noir
Estate | Fritzi’s vineyard (39%), Simes vineyard (44%), and Dehart vineyard (17%)
Fermentation | Fermented on skins for 19 days, 25% whole bunch clusters, in small stainless steel and concrete tanks.
Maturation | 10 months in 100% French oak
Cellaring | Optimal until 2024

ABV | 13.3%
TA | 5.8 g/L
PH | 3.51

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