“CedarCreek Estate Winery” Releases New Vintage Of Platinum Viognier

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CedarCreek Estate Winery is located at 5445 Lakeshore Road in Kelowna, BC | 778-738-1020 | cedarcreek.bc.ca

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Kelowna, BC | CedarCreek Estate Winery is pleased to announce the release of the 2013 Platinum Viognier. Some of the 2013 Platinum Viognier was fermented and aged in a 660 litre concrete fermenter they call “The Egg.” Because concrete is porous, it acts like oak and allows the wine to breathe, which concentrates the flavours beautifully. Concrete is neutral and so imparts no flavour of its own, allowing the character of the fruit to shine. The result? 765 cases of honeysuckle and apricot-rich Viognier. Without “The Egg”, the Viognier wouldn’t be Platinum…

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“Floral, Peach and a suggestion of Honey” Tony Aspler, The Wine Guy | June 19, 2014

“orange blossom, honeysuckle, minerals” Kurtis Kolt, WE Vancouver | June 11, 2014

“vanilla caramels, honey swirled with stone fruits” Daenna Van Mulligen, Wine Diva | June 18, 2014

Available at the CedarCreek Wine Shop

Vineyard Terrace Restaurant | Open daily for lunch 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Details


5445 Lakeshore Road | Kelowna, British Columbia | MAP
Telephone: 778-738-1020
Email: info@cedarcreek.bc.ca
Website: www.cedarcreek.bc.ca
Twitter: @CedarCreekWine
Facebook: CedarCreekWine
To order wine: 1-800-730-9463

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About The Location

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CedarCreek Estate Winery is located 20 minutes from downtown Kelowna – making it an ideal destination for locals and those touring wine country. Situated on a hillside, you are treated to a panoramic view of lush vineyard, lake and immaculate grounds and beautiful gardens.

The Wine Shop is over-flowing with wonderful gifts for home and the wine aficionado in your life – from the newest in Riedel glassware, tempting cookbooks and interesting wine accessories.

CedarCreek is committed to providing guests an intimate and educational experience in an exceptional setting.

Wineshop Hours: May – October 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, November – April from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tour are offered seasonally: May 1 – October 31 at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm
Vineyard Terrace Restaurant: Open mid June – mid September from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

People

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Scott Locke, General Manager
Anahita Pouget, Marketing Manager
Heather Courtney, Director of Hospitality
Justin Adams, Manager of Vineyard Operation
Darryl Brooker, Winemaker

About CedarCreek Estate Winery

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Purchased in 1986, CedarCreek released its first wines in 1987 and was one of the first 8 pioneering wineries of BC. With four generations of agricultural heritage and more than a quarter century of experience, we have pursued perfection and produced some of the valley’s best wines resulting in CedarCreek being twice recognized as “Canada’s Winery of the Year”. Today, we look proudly towards the future to further promote our region.

In February of 2014 the Fitzpatrick family announced the transfer of ownership of CedarCreek Estate Winery to the von Mandl Family. With this, two of the region’s pioneering winemaking families have come together with a shared vision for the Okanagan Valley, one that will continue the Fitzpatrick family legacy for generations to come.

Our knowledge of the terroir of the Okanagan and dedication to the craft have brought many awards and international acclaim, to our winery and our region. We are committed to building on our success by continuing to refine our approach to wine growing. Passion, tenacity, care and hard work are vital but above all we seek truth in wine. And the results show in every bottle. On that, you have our word.

Awards/Press

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Wine Access Magazine has recognized CedarCreek Estate Winery as Canada’s WINERY OF THE YEAR in 2002 and 2005, as well as runner up in 2008.

Read more at http://www.cedarcreek.bc.ca/awards

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