Here is a rare red wine from one of the Northwest’s finest white wine producers. It’s an unusual blend of Gamay (52%) and Pinot Noir, and the name “PTG” stands for “Passe-Tout-Grains,” which refers to a rare wine in Burgundy that blends Pinot Noir from Côte d’Or with Gamay from Beaujolais. It is a surprisingly delicious wine with aromas of dusty cherry, sweet leather and smoky blackberry. On the palate, it reveals flavors of pomegranate, bold cherry and blackberry, along with a bit of black pepper. Mild oak and tannins allow the bright fruit and and acidity to take center stage. All the grapes come from the warm Naramata Bench near Penticton, British Columbia. Pair this with venison, barbecued pork or even rich salmon.
Production: 843 cases