The View Winery & Vineyard Red Wines
Red Wine at The View Winery
The View is one reason that Red Wines are finding a place on the Kelowna winery map. Kelowna wineries are getting worldwide recognition for certain reds. The early ripening tendencies of Pinotage make it perfectly suited for our micro-climate, and it’s bold flavours have wine tourists circling The View on their maps for Kelowna wines.
Originating in South Africa in the 1920's, Pinotage is a cross between the silky Pinot Noir and the aromatic Cinsaut grape. In South Africa Cinsaut is called Hermitage, hence the name Pinotage.
A 2016 BC Wine awards medal winner, The View’s Pinotage Reserve has an elegant nose with vibrant aromas of dark cherry and spice. Juicy dark berry flavours are balanced by a bright acidity and seamless tannins. It’s elegant and earthy with a hint of smokiness. It’s the perfect pairing for anything on the barbecue. It’s a great partner for pasta and pizza and does well with spicy foods. The Pinotage grape originates in South Africa and is a cross between Pinot Noir and Cinsaut. In South Africa Cinsaut is called Hermitage, hence the name Pinotage.
Silver Lining Red
This approachable crowd pleaser is a blend of Pinotage, Merlot and Baco Noir. It's juicy and jammy with vibrant dark cherry, ripe plum and spice with a hint of smokiness. Pair this up with anything on the barbeque and you have a winner. The critics like it too. This selection notched 90 points at tastings.com
Well Heeled Red
Well Heeled Red is a fortified “Sticky” made from Pinotage grapes picked from our estate vineyard late in the harvest. Notes of black cherry, toffee and fruit cake on the nose and palate make this a rich, succulent dessert wine with a lingering finish.