Our Somenos Series
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.
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.
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.
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.