Old Vines Foch

  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008

Wine Style

Named after the French World War I hero, General Ferdinand Foch, Maréchel Foch grapes produce an intensely flavored and full bodied red wine. This fruit was harvested in October 2014 from vines planted back in 1978 from our southern vineyards located in Osoyoos.


Tasting & Pairing

This vintage has flavors of ripe black fruits, dark plum, baking spices, and its characteristic smoke, earth and meaty notes. On the palate the wine is full bodied and smooth with juicy black berries, spice and game notes. Try pairing with pepper steak, sausages and blue cheese stuffed burgers and caramelized onions.


Winemaking

Harvested in October, this wine is a classic Maréchel Foch made from vines planted in 1978, 36 year old vines grown at our Southern estate vineyard in Osoyoos. This site provides maximum heat during the growing season and produces a very ripe concentrated fruit. Aged for 18 months in American oak barrels, this wine will improve up until 2020.


Technical Notes

Alc. by volume: 14.5 %
Total acidity: 7.6 g/l
Residual sweetness: 1.2 g/l
Sweetness code: 0
SKU code: 639625
UPC code: 778856114218
Date bottled: June 2016
Case volume: 3750


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Wine Style

Named for the French World War I hero, General Ferdinand Foch, Marechal Foch grapes produce an intense and full bodied red wine. This Old Vines Foch was harvested in October 2013 from 37 year old vines in our Osoyoos vineyard.


Tasting & Pairing

Dark cherry, milk chocolate with notes of spice on the nose, this year’s vintage of Foch is ripe, full bodied and delicious. This vintage has interesting flavours of ripe black cherry on the palate woven with a lingering finish that includes earthy notes and toasted oak. Try pairing with black forest cake with spiked cherries and dark chocolate.


Winemaking

Harvested in October, this wine is a classic Marechal Foch made from 37 year old vines grown at our Southern estate vineyard in Osoyoos. This site provides maximum heat during the growing season and produces a very ripe concentrated fruit. Aged for 18 months in American oak barrels, this wine will improve up until 2020.


Technical Notes

Alc. by volume: 14 %
Total acidity: 7.2 g/l
Residual sweetness: 0.2 g/l
Sweetness code: 0
SKU code: 639625
UPC code: 778856113211
Date bottled: June 2015
Case volume: 3980


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Wine Style

Named for the French World War I hero, General Ferdinand Foch, Marechal Foch grapes produce an intense and full bodied red wine. This Old Vines Foch was harvested in October 2012 from 36 year old vines in our Osoyoos vineyard.


Tasting & Pairing

Black ripe cherry, milk chocolate with notes of toasty vanilla on the nose, this year’s vintage of Foch is ripe, full bodied and delicious. The sunny days leading up to harvest have certainly left their mark on this wine; ripe black cherry on the palate is woven with a lingering finish that includes notes of tobacco and toasted oak. Try pairing with Montreal brisket or grilled shish kebabs.


Winemaking

Harvested in October, this wine is a classic Marechal Foch made from 36 year old vines grown at our Southern estate vineyard in Osoyoos. This site provides maximum heat during the growing season and produces a very ripe concentrated fruit. Aged for 18 months in American oak barrels, this wine will improve for up to 5 years.


Technical Notes

Alc. by volume: 14.5 % Total acidity: 6.5 g/l Residual sweetness: 2.2 g/l Sweetness code: 0 SKU code: 639625 UPC code: 778856112214 Date bottled: June 2014 Case volume: 3078


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Wine Style

Named for the French World War I hero, General Ferdinand Foch, Marechal Foch grapes produce an intense and full bodied red wine. This Old Vines Foch was harvested in October 2011 from 33 year old vines in our Osoyoos vineyard.


Tasting & Pairing

Dark and inky in color this big jammy brute of a wine combines powerful aromatics of brooding black fruit, smoky cigar box and earthy savory complexities that are only found in Marechal Foch. Interspersed with cloves, allspice and plummy ripe confectionary, the palate is rich and round with soft lush tannins. Tempt your taste buds and pair this wine with porcini and red wine risotto or braised lamb shanks.


Winemaking

Harvested in October, this wine displays all the classic Marechal Foch characteristics and is sourced from 33 year old vines grown at our Southern estate vineyard in Osoyoos. Fermented to near dryness and aged for 18 months in American oak barrels, this wine will improve for up to 5 years.


Technical Notes

Alc. by volume: 14.0 % Total acidity: 7.4 g/l Residual sweetness: 1.9 g/l Sweetness code: 0 SKU code: 639625 UPC code: 778856111217 Date bottled: June 2013 Case volume: 4800


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Wine Style

Considered a cult wine by many, the 2010 Foch will certainly be a must for all collectors. As our most gutsy wine, the Old Vines Foch is made to be robust and jammy with lots of aromatics. Named for the French World War I hero, General Ferdinand Foch, these grapes produce an intense and full-bodied red wine.


Tasting & Pairing

This vintage offers an intense, full bodied wine with light supple tannins and balanced, bright acidity. Cinnamon spice, candied cherry, bitter chocolate and tobacco combine with the overall gamey nature of this variety. Our Foch will make a great pairing with Bison or beef.


Winemaking

Harvested in October, this wine is a classic Marechal Foch made from 28 year old vines grown at our Southern estate vineyard in Osoyoos. This site provides maximum heat during the growing season and produces a very ripe concentrated fruit. Fermented to near dryness and aged for 18 months in American oak barrels, this wine will improve for up to 5 years.


Technical Notes

Alc. by volume: 14.0%, Total acidity: 7.9 g/l, Residual sweetness: 3.8 g/l, Sweetness code: 0, SKU code 639625, UPC code: 778856110210, Date bottled: May 2012, Case volume: 2766


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Wine Style

Considered a cult wine by many, the 2009 Foch will certainly be a must for all collectors. As our most gutsy wine, the Old Vines Foch is made to be robust and jammy with lots of aromatics. Named for the French World War I hero, General Ferdinand Foch, these grapes produce an intense and full-bodied red wine. Produced in limited quantities from one of our oldest plantings, this wine will benefit from aging up to 5 years.


Tasting & Pairing

Our foch has rich aromas of chocolate, coffee and cedar. It has an intense, very dark inky colour. Old Vines Foch has a rich powerful frame and texture with complex captivating  aromas. Notes of dark fruit and leather mingle with a savoury, sweet and sour palate. While exceptional with all grilled meats, try pairing with roasted duck breast, vanilla and fennel polenta, leg confit croquettes and duck jus. Enjoy it after dinner with strong cheeses.


Winemaking

The warmer 2009 season ensured that the 2009 vintage is one of our best yet. This Old Vines Foch was harvested in early October from our Osoyoos vineyard. This site, which was planted in 1978 and 1979, provides maximum heat during the growing season and produces very ripe, concentrated fruit, which makes our Old Vines Foch so unique. These thick-skinned grapes produce an intense and full-bodied red wine. Fermented to near dryness and aged in American oak barrels for up to 18 months, this wine will improve for up to 5 years.


Technical Notes

Varietal: 100% Marechal Foch Alc. By Vol: 15% Total Acidity: 6.1 g/l Residual Sweetness: 3 g/l Sweetness: (0) SKU Code: 639625 UPC: 778856109214 Date Bottled: June 2011 Case Volume: 2072 cases


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Wine Style

Considered a cult wine by many, the 2009 Foch will certainly be a must for all collectors. As our most gutsy wine, the Old Vines Foch is made to be robust and jammy with lots of aromatics. Named for the French World War I hero, General Ferdinand Foch, these grapes produce an intense and full-bodied red wine. Produced in limited quantities from one of our oldest plantings, this wine will benefit from aging up to 5 years.


Tasting & Pairing

Cigar and coffee dominate the nose with a  very dark and inky in colour, Old Vines Foch has a rich powerful frame and texture with complex gamey aromas. Notes of dark fruits, and leather mingle with a savoury, sweet and sour palate. This wine pairs well with dry aged Angus Beef Rib-eye, served with king oyster mushrooms, Suncatcher sieglende potatoes, and Colbert compound butter. Try with strong cheeses as well.


Winemaking

This Old Vines Foch was harvested in October 2008 from 30 year old vines in our Osoyoos vineyard. This site provides maximum heat during the growing season and produces very ripe, concentrated fruit, creating a classic Marechal Foch. Marechal Foch grapes produce an intense and full-bodied red wine. Fermented to near dryness and aged in American oak barrels for up to 18 months, this wine will improve for up to 5 years.


Technical Notes

Varietal: 100% Marechal Foch Alc. By Vol: 14.5% Total Acidity: 6.6 g/l Residual Sweetness: 4 g/l Sweetness: (0) UPC: 778856108217 Date Bottled: June 2010 Case Volume: 2817 cases


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