The Wine

2014 Gewürztraminer

Intensely perfumed, this 2014 Gewürztraminer has classic rose petal and lychee notes as well as peach, pineapple, mango and some pretty floral jasmine notes. From the nose you expect the wine to have sweetness but it is dry with crisp refreshing acidity, nectarine, rose petal and golden plum with a long finish where some baking…

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2014 Figure Eight Red

This blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon is a great value taste of BC. The nose has tobacco, red plum, red currant, red cherry, burlap and earth along with some milk chocolate and lavender notes. The palate is medium bodied, dry, juicy and fresh with raspberry, cherry, tobacco, dried herbs and spice. Pair…

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2014 Viognier

The 2014 Viognier opens on a playful combination of fragrant flowers, orange blossom, fresh apricot, peach and mango, with a touch of honey and fresh herbs. The palate is dry and medium body; its texture shows some weight and roundness as it carries with a subtle sweetness, flavours of ripe cantaloupe, peach, apricot balanced by…

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2014 Sauvignon Blanc

The 2014 Sauvignon Blanc opens on an inviting nose of fresh cut grass, box wood with hints of passion fruit and tomato leaf. The palate is dry and medium bodied with lively acidity. It develops a wide range of flavours from lime and grapefruit to ripe peach and guava. There is weight and intensity, balanced…

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2014 Figure Eight White

The 2014 Figure 8 White’s fragrant nose carries loads of sunbaked peaches, orange blossom, rosewater with hints of freshly cut grass and lemon rind. The palate is cleansing and displays a good balance of flavours (stone fruit, orchard fruit, citrus), zesty acidity and minerality. Aromatic and delicate, enjoy now with a purslane summer salad with…

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2013 Figure Eight Red

Aromas of sweet black cherry, blueberry, plum, vanilla, anise and sweet spices reminds one of fresh baked berry pies. This well-crafted blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Syrah offers smoothness on the palate with soft rounded tannins and juicy ripe fruit characteristics. The acidity provides a nice counterbalance to the concentrated fruit flavours. Enjoy this easy and approachable red…

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2013 Figure Eight White

Fruity and fresh aromas of pink grapefruit, passionfruit, mango, apricot, melon and fresh cut grass entice the senses. On the palate, it is medium bodied with the slightest touch of sweet honey to balance off the juicy mouth-watering flavours of ripe apple, passionfruit, mango and apricot. The wine finishes nicely with a subtle minerality showing…

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2013 Rosé

Juicy aromas of strawberry, red cherry, watermelon and white pepper spice lend to the floral bouquet of this wine. This dry style of rose is medium in body with a well balanced freshness of acidity. Rich flavours of red cherry, strawberry, plum and anise fill the mouth finishing off with mingling spices of anise and…

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2013 Sauvignon Blanc

This wine has a classic Sauvignon Blanc nose showing uplifting fresh spring aromas of freshly cut grass mixed with pink grapefruit, citrus rind, passionfruit, gooseberry and subtle notes of wet stone. The dry crisp style offers a refreshing acidity that compliments the concentration of fruit on a palate making for a clean and well balanced…

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2013 Viognier

Seductive rich aromas entice with this 2013 vintage of Calliope Viognier which offers up a perfumed bouquet of orange blossom, ripe apricot, peach and cantaloupe with a hint of spice. It is rich and full bodied giving a creamy texture on the mid-palate which lends an unctuous mouthfeel and weight to the wine. Concentrated flavours…

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2012 Figure Eight Red

This modern blend of Merlot, Syrah, and Cabernet Sauvignon is classic British Columbia. The nose has a combination of red plums, cherry, red currant, violet, and savoury tobacco and dried herbal notes with some complex hints of marzipan and dark chocolate. The palate is medium bodied, fresh and juicy as well as soft and round…

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2012 Rosé

A beautiful pinkish-orange colour, like a fresh fillet of BC Sockeye salmon. The nose shows vibrant aromas with cranberry, raspberry, and strawberry along with some peach, orange zest, and hints of violets. The palate is just off-dry, balanced nicely with fresh mineral laden acidity, with sun-warmed berry fruit, grapefruit zest, cherry, dried rosemary and rose…

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2012 Sauvignon Blanc

A ripe, rich expression of Sauvignon Blanc packed with nectarine, peach, cantaloupe, papaya and gooseberry aromas, and balanced with some fresh green fruit and citrus elements. The palate is quite lush textured but with crisp acidity to keep it lively and zingy. The fresh intensity of lemon, honeydew melon and green herbs counteract the mango,…

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2012 Viognier

The 2012 vintage shows the beautiful aromatic side of Viognier with aromas of Turkish delight, mango, ripe peach, apricot, jasmine and pear. The palate is full and rich with intense apricot, peach, vanilla infused cream, orange blossom and ginger spice all nicely balanced with medium acidity and a long finish. The exotic nature of this…

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2011 Figure Eight White

A complex yet subtle array of aromas with cantaloupe melon, tropical mango and guava, jasmine, passion fruit, pear and zingy citrus. The palate starts full and soft with apricot, tropical fruits and peach before the crisp mineral acidity kicks in along with flavours of pear, apple, passion fruit and some delicate floral notes on the…

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2011 Figure Eight Red

This progressive blend of Syrah and Merlot is deep purple in colour with generous aromas of chocolaty oak, ripe plum, blueberry and black cherry with subtle notes of espresso, dried sage and Syrah’s characteristic black pepper. The palate is dry, full bodied with soft tannins and intense flavours of black cherry, blueberry, plum and coconut…

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2011 Rosé

A pretty vibrant, delicate pink colour with aromas of wild strawberry, cherry, rose petal, peach and dried sage. The palate is savoury and dry with refreshing acidity, bright red fruit flavours of summer berries and a long, thirst-quenching mineral finish with hints of paprika and dried herbs. Like all good dry rosé, this is perfect…

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2011 Sauvignon Blanc

This wine starts with intriguing aromas of lemon, chalk, sugar snap peas along with ripe tropical mango, passion fruit and banana. The palate is dry, racy and fresh with crisp minerality and chalky acidity and flavours of lemon, nectarine, gooseberry, green melon and a long, savoury, dry finish. The racy intensity of this wine will…

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2011 Viognier

Elegant and complex aromas of jasmine, apricot, nectarine, mango, caramel and ginger. The palate is lush and soft with balancing acidity and intense flavours of cantaloupe melon, white peach, flowers, guava, lemon and mandarin with a long, clove spice and ruby grapefruit finish. Match the complex aroma and flavour of this wine with pancetta wrapped chicken breast, roast turkey or…

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