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Get to know...our Somenos Series Premium Collection Wines
Our 30 acre estate vineyard lies within British Columbia’s Somenos Land District on the sun-drenched mid-slope of Mount Prevost. Here, the moderate climate and warm, well drained soils provide exceptional conditions for viticulture. Our Somenos Series of premium wines celebrates the distinctive terroir and signature style that is Averill Creek Vineyard; each carefully hand crafted in small batches from our best vines, our finest barrels and our most expressive blends.
2015 SOMENOS PINOT GRIS | 100% Pinot Gris
Our Pinot Gris is barrel fermented and aged sur lie 12 months in French oak. Fragrant & floral on the nose with delicate aromas of sweet pear, almond & biscuity lees. The palate is medium bodied and dry with flavours of pineapple, starfruit & tangy citrus. Discover this wines affinity for seafood such as Dungeness crab, halibut or oysters. $22
2014 SOMENOS PINOT NOIR | 100% Pinot Noir
A bold, masculine Pinot layered with earthy aromas of leather and tobacco, caramel and spice. Medium bodied with depth and richness, revealing flavours of black cherry, plum chutney and hints of tangerine peel. An ideal complement to venison, chanterelles or seared duck breast. $38
2014 SOMENOS FOCH CAB | 55% Marechal Foch,35% Cabernet Foch,10% Merlot
This premium blend tempts with opulent aromas of sweet black fruits, mocha and mint. Full bodied and velvety with rich, luscious flavours of blackberry and cassis, chocolate and cherry, aniseed and caramel. A bold and elegant accompaniment to prime rib or rack of lamb. $32
NV SOMENOS TAWNY | 100% Vancouver Island Blackberries, Coming Soon!
A fine cask-aged blackberry dessert wine displaying aromas of dried fruits, toffee, nuts & orange liqueur. Rich and velvety with sweet concentrated flavours of raisins and spice, apricots and marzipan. Savour alongside desserts featuring cooked fruit, nuts and caramel or with meaty pâtés and hard aged cheeses. $26
PreOrder Gourmet Picnics
Once again, we have partnered with local fine dining restaurant Hudson's on First to provide gourmet pre-order picnics at Averill Creek Vineyard. Starting mid-June, order online in advance and your picnic will be ready and waiting for you to enjoy when you arrive at the winery.
GOW: Top 10 Pinot Noir Under $40
Averill Creek Pinot is in good company this week! Thank you to Anthony Gismondi (GOW) and Treve Ring for including our 2014 Somenos Pinot Noir in their Top 10 - Next World Pinot Noir, under $40!
[The] GOW Top Ten takes a look at New World pinot noir, or should we say Next World pinot noir...
A Delicious Combination
Averill Creek Vineyard is thrilled to be collaborating with Pizzeria Prima Strada to create private label house wines for their 3 Vancouver Island restaurants. Be sure to try the Prima Grigio or Prima Prevost the next time you stop in for some authentic Neapolitan style pizza at their Cobble Hill, Cook St. or Fort St. locations.
Global Pinot Noir Masters
Our 2014 Somenos Pinot Noir recently won a silver medal at the Global Pinot Noir Masters in London, England. Averill Creek Vineyard was the only Canadian Winery to receive a medal in this international competition. This follows the bronze medal that our 2012 Pinot Noir received at the same event in 2016.
Averill Creek Vineyard Archives
Acquiring, preserving, and making available records that tell our story - these records are preserved for our own use, for future research, and so that anyone interested in the story of Averill Creek Vineyard can access these sources.