Introducing Summerhill Cipes Brut, a truly exceptional sparkling wine that embodies the essence of Summerhill Pyramid Winery. Established in 1991, we are Canada’s largest organic winery, BC’s first Demeter biodynamic vineyard, and the foremost producer of sparkling wine in Canada. With our commitment to organic and biodynamic practices, we strive to create wines that are not only beautiful and authentic but also deeply connected to the stunning Okanagan Valley.
Crafted from a perfect blend of 70% Riesling, 20% Pinot Blanc, and 10% Chardonnay, Summerhill Cipes Brut is a testament to our dedication to organic winemaking, as it is 100% organic. This exceptional wine has been recognized with a score of 90 points and a Silver medal in Wine Align’s National Wine Awards of Canada 2021!
Prepare to be captivated by the enticing aromas that greet you upon opening a bottle of Summerhill Cipes Brut. Honeycrisp apple, delicate white flowers, and zesty lime zest dance on the nose, setting the stage for a truly delightful experience. On the palate, this sparkling wine reveals its true nature – fresh, vibrant, and bursting with flavor. Notes of juicy green apple, pear, and lemon meringue take center stage, accompanied by a subtle hint of toasted brioche. Each sip is an exploration of pure pleasure.
Renowned wine critics have also recognized the excellence of Summerhill Cipes Brut. Beppi Crosariol of Globe & Mail awarded it an impressive 92 points, while John Schreiner of goodgrog.com bestowed a well-deserved 91 points.
Adding to its accolades, this sparkling wine has garnered prestigious awards such as the Double Gold Medal at the 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition, a Gold Medal at Taste BC in 2015, and another Gold Medal at the 2015 BC Wine Awards. It also achieved the highest honor, a Double Gold Medal Trophy, as the “Sparkling Wine of the Year” at the 2014 All Canadian Wine Championships.
The grapes used to create Summerhill Cipes Brut are carefully grown in organic Okanagan vineyards, specially cultivated for the production of sparkling wine grapes. This pristine environment lends distinct characteristics to the wine, resulting in a truly remarkable expression of terroir.
The expertise and passion of our winemakers shine through in every bottle of Summerhill Cipes Brut. The grapes are gently whole cluster pressed and fermented dry in stainless steel tanks. These individual cuvees are then meticulously blended and bottled, undergoing a second fermentation in the traditional method. The result is a sparkling wine that is the epitome of elegance and refinement.
With its supremely versatile nature, Summerhill Cipes Brut is the ideal companion for a range of culinary delights. Indulge in its effervescence and pair it with sushi, fresh seafood, grilled chicken, tapas, or even a delightful fruit and cheese platter. This sparkling wine elevates any dining experience and complements a variety of flavors with finesse.
Experience the magic of Summerhill Cipes Brut, where the art of winemaking meets the purity of organic and biodynamic practices. Raise your glass to a wine that reflects the beauty of the Okanagan Valley with every sip.