• Natalie MacLean

    Vanessa Vineyard Rosé 2018

    91 points- A lovely, medium-bodied BC rosé with racy acidity for seafood. Made from 67% Merlot and 33% Syrah. Aromas of cranberry, cherry and orange zest. Pairs well with seared tuna or grilled veggies.

  • Natalie Maclean

    Vanessa Viognier 2017

    92 points – “A gorgeous, aromatic BC white wine made from the Viognier grape. Aromas of peach blossom, golden apple and baking spice. Perfect for mild curries and spices.”

  • Natalie Maclean

    Vanessa Rosé 2017

    91 points – “A deeply flavoured and robust BC rosé with racy acidity for seafood. Made from 67% Merlot and 33% Syrah. Aromas of cranberry, cherry. Pairs well with seared tuna or grilled veggies.”

  • Natalie Maclean

    Vanessa Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

    92 points – “Cedar smoke, dried herbs and wild blackberry on the nose and palate on this luscious BC red wine made from the classic Cabernet Sauvignon grape. Full-bodied and relatively smooth. Pair with a rare steak and decant for 1-2 hours.”

  • Natalie Maclean

    Vanessa Syrah 2014

    92 points – “A juicy BC red wine with luscious flavours of black strawberry, anise, violets, smoke and spice. Full-bodied with layers of smooth flavour. Alcohol is high at 14.8%, but the wine can handle it and remains balanced. Polished tannins. Pair with grilled lamb. Syrah food pairings: cassoulet, Beef short ribs with red wine and herbs, Lamb shawarma, Barbecued pork with plum sauce, Moroccan vegetable stew.”

  • Natalie Maclean

    Vanessa Cabernet Franc 2015

    91 points – “A full-bodied, fresh and savoury cool-climate Cabernet Franc from BC. Aromas of black plum, blackberry, cedar woodland and smoke. Perfect for grilled pork chops.”

  • Natalie Maclean

    Vanessa Meritage 2014

    93 points – “A robust, complex and layered BC red wine that’s a blend of mostly Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, with some Merlot grapes. Aromas of fleshy ripe black plums, espresso and graphite. Decant 1-2 hours and pair with a rare steak.”

  • Natalie MacLean

    Vanessa Vineyard Right Bank 2014

    94 points – “A full-bodied, beautifully aromatic BC red wine that is a traditional “Right Bank” Bordeaux blend of Merlot-dominating Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc grapes. Aromas of black fruit, mocha and espresso from two years of aging in French and American oak. Only 1,091 cases were produced. Great depth, concentration and character.”

  • Natalie MacLean

    Vanessa Vineyard Meritage 2013

    94 points – “A blockbuster BC red wine blend of estate-grown Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot grapes. The wine is aged 18 months in French and American oak barrels. Aromas of dried herbs, leather, coffee and black currant. Pair with prime rib. Needs cellar time. Highly recommended.Meritage food pairings: grilled venison, rib-eye steak, flat iron steak, other full-flavoured dishes.”

  • Natalie MacLean

    Vanessa Vineyard Merlot 2014

    92 points – “Dried herbs and black plum on the nose of this gorgeous BC Merlot. Robust and long on the finish. Perfect for prime rib.”