Sorpresa Rosso 2022
Sorpresa Rosso, meaning red surprise in Italian, is a surprise and exciting blend of our estate Baco Noir and Marechal Foch along with Merlot and Cabernet Franc from Osoyoos, BC. Aged for 8 months in oak barriques, this medium bodied red shows bold aromas of black cherries and plum. The palate offers ripe black fruits with notes of blackberry, mocha and vanilla bean.
Baco Noir / Foch / Merlot / Cab. Franc
Oak Barrel 8 mths
May 31, 2023
On the nose, black cherry and plum with hints of vanilla give rise to baking spices. Medium tannins and earthy flavors like tobacco complement the nose with lingering notes of blackberry, mocha and vanilla bean on a smooth finish.
Bronze - 2023 WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada
Sorpresa (Italian for surprise) is a surprise blend of our estate Baco Noir and Marechal Foch along with Merlot and Cab Franc from Oliver. Aged for 8 months in oak barriques, this medium-bodied red was fermented and aged separately and blended at the end, showing bold aromas of black cherries and plum. The palate shows ripe black fruits with notes of blackberry, mocha, and vanilla bean.
Food Pairing Notes
With medium tannin and acidity, this Sorpresa Rosso will pair exceptionally well with many foods. Experiment with chicken or a good juicy hamburger. Roasted vegetables and creamy or tomato sauces are easy pairings.