Wednesday, June 25, 2014

C.C jentsch Cellar of Oliver BC wins prestigious awards at the 2014 Decanter awards.

What is Decanter?

Decanter magazine is - quite simply - the world’s best wine magazine. Read in over 90 countries, Decanter is required reading for everyone with an interest in wine - from amateur enthusiast to serious collector. Their experts recommend 4,000 wines a year, so whether you’re looking for affordable Australian Shiraz for the weekend, or premier cru Burgundy to lay down, Decanter will find it for you. A special ceremony was held in London last night (june 24, 2014) to reveal what 33 wines out of 15,000 entries scooped International Trophies at the 2014 Decanter World Wine Awards. C.C. Jentsch Cellars, a new winery in the fast growing wine region of the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia, pick up 3 awards from its first vintage. (

CC Jentsch Cellars Viognie r 2012

Medal: Bronze
Alcohol level:14.1%Color:  white
Grape composition: 100% Viognier
Tasting notes: A fragrant honeysuckle nose with peach notes, along with a complex palate of delicate aromatic flavours of ripe peach, mango and jasmine continuing into a long finish.

C.C. Jentsch Cellar The Chase 2012

Medal: Bronze
Color: Red
Alcohol level:13%
Grape composition: 35% Merlot, 34% Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot 12.5%
Tasting notes: Bright red and black fruit nose, with depth and complexity. Medium bodied juicy and floral, with black fruit and licorice, smooth ripe and soft tannins. Modern style well done.

CC Jentsch Syrah 2012

Style:Still - Dry (below 5 g/L residual sugar)

Alcohol level: 13 %Grapecomposition: 94% Syrah, 6% ViognierTasting notes: Very floral nose of damson, peach, ripe red cherry, bramble. Lots of bright red fruit with damson, blueberry, with some savoury and spicey, pepper, clove and coconut on the finish. Complex long and characterful.

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