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City & Country
All you’ll find in every bottle of City & Country wine is Okanagan and Similkameen grapes and minimal effective sulphites. No added sugars, flavours, or colours. Because nothing should get in the way of you and your enjoyment.

Our Wines

2017 Okanagan White

85% Chardonnay from Kaledon,
15% Semillon from Skaha Bench

Limited 323 cases produced

Our 2017 Okanagan White is made with grapes from the edge of the Okanagan’s Skaha Lake. Gentle lake breezes at a high elevation create the ideal climate for superb wine – perfectly balanced between fruity and acidic. The addition of 15% Semillon adds notes of apples and pears. Each sip exposes tropical fruit undertones and a buttery finish, backed with a line of bright acidity. It’s a great wine to drink right now or cellar up to two years.

  • Alcohol/Volume: 13.9%
  • Residual Sugar: 1.59 g/L
  • pH Level: 3.47
  • Total Acidity: 6.98g/L
  • SKU #801272

2017 Similkameen Rosé

63% Viognier, 20% Petit Verdot,
10% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc

Limited 396 cases produced

A single vineyard blend from the hot Similkameen valley, this bone dry but fruity rosé offers both complexity and drinkability with robust aromas of cherries and berries. Our 2017 Similkameen Rosé has a touch of oiliness that’s balanced with a hint of acidity and a wild finish. As you enjoy a glass of this wine you’ll be treated to aromas of ripe cherries and citrus peel. Each taste is rich with pineapple, cherries, strawberries, and pink grapefruit, culminating in a tart and fruity finish. This is the rosé for red wine drinkers. Drink now or cellar up to two years.

  • Alcohol/Volume: 13.5%
  • Residual Sugar: 2.25 g/L
  • pH Level: 3.69
  • Total Acidity: 5.93 g/L
  • SKU #801273

2017 Okanagan Red

Coming in 2019


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ABOUT CITY & COUNTRY WINE


No Added Colours or Flavours

Wines are wonderful because of their complex and unique flavours. However, not all wines are flavourful because of the grapes and the winemaking process. Some winemakers choose to add commercial colouring or flavouring. Even the subtle notes of apple, tobacco, smoke or banana can be added as an afterthought.

We feel the best wine is made when the true flavour of the grapes and aging process can shine through. Allowing the natural taste to evolve with traditional methods instead of additives, make our wine something a little special. We never add flavour or colour to our wine, a choice you can appreciate.

Vegan Wine

It’s easy to assume all wines are vegan, but this is not the case. Most wines are actually not vegan at all. When clarifying a wine, a process known as ‘fining’, different additives and processing agents are used. Common agents include casein (milk protein), gelatin (animal protein), isinglass (fish bladder protein) and albumin (egg whites).

While most of this is removed during filtration, we prefer to steer clear of these to ensure our wine is vegan-friendly. Due to our additive-free process, our wines are clarified by natural sedimentation settling. We then move the clearest wine to a new tank in a process called ‘racking’. We also use a cross-flow membrane filtration right before bottling to ensure your wine is as fresh as possible.

100% Canadian Grapes

The best grapes are grown in the Okanagan and the Similkameen Valley. We would never import grapes or use grape juice when we have the finest ingredients in our own backyard. The land adds its own flavour to the wine, a factor we would never want to mess with. When you enjoy a glass of City & Country wine, you can enjoy the true flavour of Canada’s west.

Gluten-Free Wine

Gluten-free is also not a certainty with wine. We ensure City & Country is free from any gluten by avoiding oak barrels with wheat paste that could contaminate the wine. While other wineries use thickening agents to create a more viscous appearance or mouthfeel, we trust in the quality of our wines for your enjoyment, not additives.

Why We Use Sulphites

Our wines contain sulphites to keep our wines from spoiling. A variety of hazards like age, oxidation, and temperature abuse can affect the quality of the wine. To ensure you have the opportunity to try City & Country wines at their very best, we add the minimum amount of sulphites needed to be effective - less than 50ppm. These levels are considerably lower than various packaged food products, such as dried fruit, which range between 400 and 1000ppm.


CONTACT

Got a question or comment? Want to do an event? Shoot Chris (Owner & Wine Guy) an email info@cityandcountrywine.com The office is in Okotoks, AB, we'll try to get back to you quickly, unless we're tending the vines (in BC) or wines.


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