The 2007 Solstice Reserve is a blend of 53% Zweigelt and 47% Merlot grown on the steep, gravelly slopes of Suncrest Vineyard in Okanagan Centre. This wine reflects its origins through low yields in the vineyard, minimal handling and slow maturation techniques. It is aged in French oak barrels for twelve months and bottle-aged for an additional six months prior to release. Solstice Reserve reflects both the essence of Arrowleaf's unique surroundings and their commitment to quality. Rich and dense, it displays aromas of raspberry, cherry and plum and a subtle note of black pepper. The palate is full-bodied and generous, providing plenty of ripe fruit through to the finish. This unique and age-worthy blend is our signature red wine.
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