West Restaurant Launched OWEN Cab Franc Wine

OWEN Cabernet Franc

OWEN Cabernet Franc

Okanagan Crush Pad recently released Owen for West Restaurant, a BC VQA Cabernet Franc, this is the second wine release from BC’s Okanagan Crush Pad’s Okanagan Wine Campus program, created by 2011 Vancouver Sommelier of the Year and West wine director Owen Knowlton.

Owen Knowlton (R), Christine Colleta (M)

Christine Colleta (M), Owen Knowlton (R)

Owen Knowlton, Vancouver’s Sommelier of the Year 2011, releases his 2011 Cabernet Franc, aptly named “Owen”. The wine was made with Okanagan Crush Pad chief winemaker Michael Bartier from grapes grown on the Black Sage Road. You will be impressed with the result.

Tomato on bread crumbs

Tomato on bread crumbs

Pork Belly with cherry

Pork Belly with cherry

Beet with fromage

Beet with fromage

West Restaurant hosted invited media recently for this launch, I tasted a variety canapés showcased to pair with this wine.

This limited release is set to sell quickly, with proceeds donated to the BC Hospitality Foundation.

To Order: call 604-800-0601 or have a glass when dining at West Restaurant in Vancouver.

By: Richard Wolak