This is a full-bodied but not heavy Zinfandel, showing ripe blackberries warmed by the sun, wild cherry, plum and cinnamon notes. Elegant and not jammy, allowing for more than one glass over a long evening spent watching comedy specials.
Great Northern Vineyards is located on the bench above the Similkameen River in Cawston, in the Similkameen Valley. The soils are predominantly river rock, adding to the mineral complexity shown in this wine. The vineyards are owned by Colleen Ferguson and Janet Watts and the wine was produced by Kettle Valley Winery.