Jalisa Summer Gate – The Perfect Summer Patio Wine
Name of Winery – Summer Gate, in Summerland, B.C.
Name of Wine – Jalisa
Region produced in – Okanagan
Types of grapes in wine – Kerner, produced on their estate, organically
Characteristics of wine – light, fruity, slightly sweet, very refreshing
Look – clear, pale gold
Smell – citrusy, floral, tropical fruit
Taste – citrus, particularly grapefruit
Finish – delicate, doesn’t linger over- long
Food Pairing – pairs well with spicy foods, e.g. curries, Asian cuisine, anything spicy
– we served Chinese spring rolls and sharp Cheddar with it.
A perfect summer patio wine, (now that summer’s almost over)