2018 Elysia Vineyard Viognier
Wild fermented, 50% in concrete and 50% in neutral oak puncheons. Spontaneous fermentation in concrete tanks, wild malolactic fermentation. Aged on lees for 6 months. Unfined, unfiltered.
10 October 2018
Drink now, 1-5 years
23 April 2019
Austere and sincere, light and crisp. Notes of persimmon rind and honeyed brie with a smooth limey acidity, beeswax, bruised yellow pear, salty rocks, orange blossoms.
Planted in 2006, this vineyard overlooks Okanagan lake to the east, primarily getting the early and mid day sun. Between the very steep slope and a mix of limestone and decomposed granite soil, this is an ideal place for vines to thrive.
Spontaneous fermentation in egg-shaped concrete tanks. Aged on lees for 6 months. Unfined, unfiltered.