Leaving their former careers of restaurants and Big Pharma, Jonas Newman and Vicki Samaras trained at 13th Street Winery Niagara for 4 years before planting vines in P.E.C. in 2003. They’ve partnered up with David McMillan of Joe Beef on the projectL’Imparfait.
Same parallel on the map as Burgundy, Chardonnay loves it here! You might say, I can't believe it's not Burgundy. Orchard pear, chalk, citrus pith, beautifully integrated hints of oak spice.
region: Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada
farming & cellar: biodynamic, spontaneous fermentation in neutral oak with indigenous yeasts. Aging in neutral oak
pairing: Lake Ontario grilled trout with garlic, lemon pith and local herbs