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Tightrope Winery

2017 Vertigo

2017 Vertigo

This wine was hand picked and fermented in small lots. It spent around three weeks on skins before being pressed and racked to barrel. It was aged in 50% new oak, with a combination of French and American oak. It was aged for about 10 months in barrel before being bottled.

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SKU: 57265-17
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Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Blend
Appellation
Okanagan Valley
Harvest Date
Oct 6, 13 and 23, 2017
Acid
7.0 g/L
pH
3.6
Aging
50% new oak, French & American oak, 10 months
Fermentation
fermented in small lots
Bottling Date
Sep 14, 2018
Alcohol %
13.8
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Vertigo is our unique red blend of estate grown Merlot (50%), Cabernet Franc (20%) and Barbera (30%). There are aromas of elderberry, blackberry, plum and spice. On the palate there is flavours of dried srtawberries, mocha and leather. It is a medium bodied wine with a soft velvety texture and a lingering finish.
Vineyard Notes
These grapes are all estate grown and handpicked in small lots.
Winemaker Notes
This wine was fermented in small lots. It spent around three weeks on skins before being pressed and racked to barrel. It was aged in 50% new oak, with a combination of French and American oak. It was aged for about 10 months in barrel before being bottled.
Food Pairing Notes
Barbecue T-bone steak, grilled veggie wood fired pizza
Production
167 cases
Other Notes
Drink now through 2028
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