Red Wine List

LIGHT

Subtle aromas of sweet cherry, raspberry, fresh herbs, black tea with a finish of soft tannins, pepper or hints of vanilla. Pairs well with fish, duck, light pasta or vegetarian dishes.

Gamay Noir
Mount Boucherie – Similkameen Valley, BC   39

Pinot Noir
Lake Breeze – Naramata, BC   57
Burrowing Owl – Oliver, BC   65
Meyer Family “McLean Creek” – Okanagan Falls, BC   75

MEDIUM

Deeper in color with scents of cedar, plum, black cherry, licorice or mild vanilla. On the palate look for oak, chocolate or blackberry. Pairs well with almost anything (especially lamb, duck, steak, pasta or pizza).

Barbera
Luca Bosio – Piedmont, Italy   38
Monterosso – Piedmont, Italy   55

Chianti
Geografico Capofosso – Tuscany, Italy   36
Castello di Querceto – Tuscany, Italy   46
Carpineto – Tuscany, Italy   54

Chianti Classico
Brancaia – Tuscany, Italy   70

Primitivo/Zinfandel
Heracles – Puglia, Italy   48
Young and Wyse Collection – Osoyoos, BC   50

Morellino di Scansano
Castello Bossi “Terre di Talamo Riserva” – Tuscany, Italy   68

Cabernet Franc
Harper’s Trail – Kamloops, BC   38
Bartier Brothers – Oliver, BC   65
Baillie-Grohman – Creston, BC   72

Merlot
Gold Hill – Oliver, BC   49
Ex Nihilo – Lake Country, BC   56
Vanessa Vineyard – Similkameen Valley, BC   88
Bottega – West Kelowna, BC   110
Checkmate “The Silent Bishop” – Oliver, BC   140

Brunello
Pertimali – Tuscany, Italy   155
Carpineto – Tuscany, Italy   162

BOLD

These wines often have bold aromas of blackberry, bittersweet chocolate, coffee, vanilla bean or leather. Look for finishes of mocha, pepper, clove or vanilla. Pairs well with heavier pasta, pizza, steak or lamb.

Malbec
La Frenz – Penticton, BC   48

Syrah
Moon Curser – Osoyoos, BC   48
Orofino – Similkameen Valley, BC   64
Vanessa Vineyard – Similkameen Valley, BC   88

Cabernet Sauvignon
Orofino “The Scout” – Similkameen Valley, BC   65
Black Widow – Naramata, BC   82
Culmina – Oliver, BC   88
Covert Wines “Grand Reserve” – Oliver, BC   124

Barolo
Ricossa – Piedmont, Italy   88
Marchesi di Barolo “Coste di Rose” – Piedmont, Italy   148

BLENDS

More complicated in structure, these wines can be medium to full-bodied. Look for upfront aromas of black currant, plum, pencil, smoke, flower or cocoa. Finishes can be creamy with notes of jam, vanilla, blueberry or tobacco. Pairs well with duck, steak, herb or tomato-based pasta or roast vegetables.

Rosso
Michele Chiarlo “La Vespa Monferrato” – Piedmont, Italy   48

GSM
Pentage – Naramata, BC   64
Orofino – Similkameen Valley, BC   64
Vanessa Vineyard – Similkameen Valley, BC   88

Bordeaux Blend
Gold Hill “Cabernet Merlot” – Oliver, BC   48
Fort Berens “Meritage” – Lillooet, BC   54
Moon Curser “Border Vines” – Osoyoos, BC   54
Noble Ridge “Family Reserve Meritage” – Oliver, BC   75
Tenuta Argentiera “Villa Donoratico” – Bolgheri, Italy   83
Hester Creek “The Judge” – Golden Mile Bench, BC   105
Maculan “Fratta” – Veneto, Italy   210

Super Tuscan
Rocca della Macie “Ser Gioveto” – Tuscany, Italy   90
Brancaia “Il Blu” – Tuscany, Italy   180

Amarone
Allegrini “Corte Giara” – Veneto, Italy   118
Tommassi “Il Sestante” – Veneto, Italy   130

Valpolicella
Ca Rugate “Rio Albo” – Veneto, Italy   49
Tedeschi “Capitel Nicalo” – Veneto, Italy   62