Are Bordeaux wines produced in the Okanagan?
Wine connoisseurs everywhere have begun to appreciate the unique character of Meritage wines from Okanagan Valley, produced in Canada with a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and other grapes. Respecting its French origin – “Meritage” is pronounced like ‘Merit’ plus ‘Heritage’ – these outstanding Bordeaux-style reds are known for their rich flavor profiles that rival those found within traditional high quality labels from France’s renowned wine region. As such they offer an interesting alternative for aspiring vintners who wish to experiment beyond European borders without sacrificing taste or finesse!
These wines are perfect for those who enjoy full-bodied and flavorful wines, and they pair well with a variety of different foods. If you are interested in trying a Bordeaux blend from the Okanagan Valley, look for bottles labeled as Meritage and ask the winery staff for recommendations on the best food pairings.
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