Nk'Mip Cellars 2020 Winemaker's Merlot
Nk' Mip Cellars Winemaker's Merlot weaves intricate flavours of plum, cassis, and fresh tobacco that layer harmoniously with subtle clove and cocoa.
This wine is a blend of several blocks of Merlot located on Osoyoos Indian Band land in the southern Okanagan. The grapes were picked at various times throughout the month of October. The lots were fermented and aged separately in predominantly French oak barrels for 18 months prior to bottling.
This wine was aged for 18 months in a combination of French and American oak. It weaves intricate flavours of plum, cassis, and fresh tobacco that layer harmoniously with subtle clove and cocoa leading into a concentrated toasty finish.
Food Pairing Notes
Pork or veal roasts, barbecued beef ribs, stuffed peppers, bean dishes with smoked ham or chorizo, and Monterey, Cheddar or Mozzarella cheese.