All wines below are available to order direct from our winery, we ship in cases of 6 bottles or 12 bottles, so be sure to make your selection accordingly. Feel free to mix up your selection for a great variety!
Juicy and fruit forward, this Pinot Noir is crafted from two select vineyards in the Similkameen Valley. With a gentle fermentation process and careful French oak aging, winemaker Charlie Baessler is able to express a fresh and balanced Pinot style that provides versatility in both the lounge or in your dining room.
Enjoy now or cellar for 3-5 years.
Harvested from a geologically select block of the estate vineyard, this Pinot Noir features 21 year old vines and 100% Stemwinder soils. The nature of old vines drives greater complexity in fruit and is further enhanced by these rugged and hot soils. This Micro Lot is aged in a 1000L premium French oak vat for 16 months that provides a subtle oak influence, allowing both the vines and the vineyard to leap from the glass. Cellar 3-10 years and taste it's evolution.
110 cases crafted.
Harvested from our estate's south facing stony Stemwinder soils, a result of fluvial fan deposits, this Syrah is elegant yet structured. Aged in 4 premium French oak barrels for 16 months, look for chalky mineral notes wrapped in rich, dark fruits with a white pepper freshness. Drink now or cellar for ten years, it will continue to evolve.
4 barrels/100 cases crafted.
Black currant and black cherry give this medium bodied wine length and freshness. This is Corcelettes' first single varietal Malbec wine- we're excited! Introduced as a micro lot offering this year, it's sure to get others excited as well. Hand-picked from our vineyard's furthest west block, these vines are the last to see the sun set. Taste the beginning of our Malbec venture.
4 barrels/90 cases crafted.
Rich in texture with a traditional elegance, this Merlot is crafted from own-rooted, cl 181 and cl 184 vines hand picked from Corcelettes' estate Stemwinder soils. Harvested on multiple dates and fermented in several small lots, winemaker Charlie Baessler crafts a Merlot with layers of complexity and depth. This wine is aged in a series of 1000L French oak vats that allow the wine to mature while maintaining it's identity- Similkameen Valley terroir. Look for a stony, mineral component integrated in soft tannin.
490 cases crafted.
Finding harmony together- Cabernet/Merlot blends have long expressed a combination of structure and approachability. Winemaker Charlie Baessler drives a little more "new world" into his expression as cured meat on the nose introduces chocolate cherry and vanilla on the palate. Simply delicious.
Harvested from rocky Stemwinder soils on our estate vineyard, aged in French and American oak barrels and vats for 18 months.
57% Cabernet Sauvignon - 43% Merlot
125 cases crafted.
Cabernet Franc is a notorious Similkameen all-star varietal. This micro lot has been in the planning phases at Corcelettes for many years. Savoury sage, roasted pepper, coffee, black tea spice and plums make this a generous and concentrated wine. Reason enough to join Club Corcelettes!
70 cases crafted.
Club Corcelettes Members Only
Having the opportunity to continuously challenge ourselves is an important part of crafting premium wines. With this philosophy, our Cabernet was born. This micro lot was aged for 36 months in 40% new, 40% second use and 20% third use French oak barrels. Exercising patience, paying close attention and tasting the evolution of these 5 barrels has made this wine a masterpiece. It is with great pleasure we share with you this full bodied, rich and generous varietal Cabernet Sauvignon.
120 cases crafted.
Club Corcelettes Members Only until October 2019
Winemaker Charlie Baessler is always evaluating rows in the vineyard that express extra character. These hand-picked rows are the building blocks to assembling this full and concentrated wine. Rocky Stemwinder soils make up Corcelettes' estate vineyard. A combination of this site's character and the team's drive for excellence in the vineyard management leads to ripe fruit flavour and structure, all wrapped in chalky fine tannins.
325 cases crafted.
The Menhir of Corcelettes, Switzerland, is iconic. It stands tall and proud near the castle of Grandson, where the Baessler family originate. Corcelettes' Menhir wine features a 100% Puncheon barrel aging program, following small lot fermentation with punch down extraction. Winemaker Charlie Baessler respects the Similkameen terroir and allows our vineyards to lead the expression by using these larger oak formats. Hand picked from the estate's Stemwinder soils, look for Cabernet's stewed black fruits and Syrah's sweet and spicy pipe tobacco notes. Harvested by hand, unfiltered, unfined.
270 cases crafted.
One of our coveted micro-lots, this Petit Verdot is nothing less than outstanding. Rarely found as a single varietal wine, Petit Verdot commands the very best grape growing sites and viticulture practice. Violets, olives and flint aromas leap from the glass. On the palate, rich dark fruits and bold tannins make a voluptuous, full-bodied wine. We are proud to offer this unique and exclusive wine.
70 cases crafted (3 barrels).