Bon Appetite Wine Gift Basket
A huge decadent gift basket filled with goodies for all to enjoy. Say thank you to a business associate or friend with this very special gourmet gift basket of wine pairings. Our decadent Wine Gift Basket is a leading seller in our Gift Baskets Canada Collection for every occasion and corporate gifting. This is a big seller for corporate clients. Check out the product details for a full list of what is included in this Express Gift Basket Canada legend.
Size: 19" high x 13" wide x 18" long
Our Bon Appetite wine pairing gift basket is filled with more than enough treats to share, including a bottle of BC Gray Monk Estate Winery VQA Merlot red wine and a bottle of Gray Monk Estate VQA Pinot Gris white wine, a large selection of gourmet savoury crackers, an assortment of dark chocolates, BC smoked salmon, Venetian vegetable antipasto, creamy Danish brie cheese, Tuscan style focaccia crisps, Botticelli hedgehogs, classic chocolate covered almonds, natural fruit jelly beans, Cambridge & Thames lemon drops, gourmet Kona coffee, Sofiato buttery crunch cookies, Dolcetto tiramisu wafer rolls, Truffini hazelnut chocolates, Bebop java bean biscotti, Santa Barbara roasted nuts and dried fruits, East Shore dipping pretzels, California smoked almonds, Mia Dolce chocolate vanilla swirl cookies and chocolate salted caramel cookies. Say thank you to a business associate or friend with this very special gourmet gift basket of wine pairings.
**Please choose air shipping during cold months December-February**
The grapes used in the Pinot Gris were selected from vineyards in the northern Okanagan Valley. The grapes were picked at over 22 Brix. The wine did not undergo malolactic fermentation in order to retain maximum freshness. The wine was fermented in stainless steel tanks.
"The wine shows a delicate bronze blush in the glass. It has aromas of fine herbs, citrus and citrus peal. On the palate, the wine has a luscious texture with flavours of pear, apple and white peach. The wine is well balanced, with the residual sweetness plumping up the fruit in the classic Gray Monk style. 90 points."
- John Schreiner
Grapes from the southern Okanagan Valley were used for the Merlot. The juice underwent malolactic fermentation for 2-3 weeks and was then aged in oak barrels for 8 months. Before bottling the wine went through fining and minimal filtration to enhance varietal characteristics.
Rich ruby colour with an attractive berry/cherry nose. Medium bodied with berry/chocolate flavour and a touch of vanilla spice oak, set over mellow tannins and acids. A long awaited “warm” and satisfying Okanagan red wine to pair with beef, pork roast, lamb, braised veal or venison.
About our featured Gray Monk Estate Winery, producing award winning wines from Napa North!
The Heiss family moved to the Okanagan Valley from Europe via Edmonton, Alberta with dreams of owning a successful vineyard. In 1972, George & Trudy Heiss were at the front of the line presenting their request to be allowed to make (and sell) wine from their own grapes. That began the Estate Winery program - which many believe was the turning point for British Columbia Wines.
World Wine Awards of Canada
Category Champion - 2012 Odyssey White Brut
Category Champion - 2013 Pinot Gris
Judge's Choice - 2013 Ehrenfelser
Judge's Choice - 2012 Riesling
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