e·qui·poise (ˈekwəˌpoiz) means balance or a state of equilibrium. At Tightrope we strive for balance in everything we do, especially in our wine. This blend of Merlot (34%), Syrah (33%) and Cab Franc (33%) reflects the unique terroir of the Naramata Bench. The profile reveals dark fruit such as cherries, plums and blackberries; vanilla, tobacco, spice; velvety tannins and a long finish.
On the nose there is an elegant balance of dried strawberries, plums and dark cherry. the palate continues with flavours of vanilla, new leather and spice. This is a medium bodied Pinot Noir, with soft silky tannins.
This medium bodied wine has aromas of blackcurrant, cherry and plum, continuing on the palate with flavours of blackberry, chocolate, cedar and leather. An elegant tannin structure leads to a pleasing finish.
On the nose there are violets, black pepper, blueberry, and blackberry. The palate has flavours of plum, anise, & blackcurrant along with, tobacco, and leather and, all balanced with soft, silky tannins.
Wine Align National Awards of Canada - Top Value & 91 pts
Vertigo is our unique blend of estate grown Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Barbera. It is fruit forward on the nose with aromas of elderberry, blackberry, plum and spice. On the palate there is flavours of dried strawberries, mocha and leather. It is a medium bodied wine iwtha soft velvety texture and a lingering finish.