Located in Comox, BC on 24 acres, 40 Knots Winery is a producer of natural, biodynamic and low-intervention wines. Clean, ethical wines are a promise; sustainable farming is a way of life, with no synthetics and minimum organic certified products used. All grapes are hand-harvested by locals, with a ceaseless commitment to giving back to the community. Taste the difference for yourself.
Grapes: Chardonnay / Pinot Noir - Merlot Dosage
Wine Making: Traditional method. Grapes are hand harvested earlier than table wines to ensure a higher acidity. Free run press only to stainless steel. Primary fermentation in tank, secondary fermentation in bottle. Triage minimum 19 months. 24-36 preferred. Riddled and disgorged at low temperature to ensure wine integrity.
Tasting Notes: Tourmaline hue, earthy aromas backed with light berry fruits and fresh baked bread. Strawberries shine with a bramble bush character and fresh citrus.
PH: 3.0 RS: 9.6 TA: 12.6 ALC: 11.1
Accolades: Gold winner in the Lieutenant Governor's Awards 2018
AB SKU (12 pk)- 385906 UPC: 0626990271314
AB 6 Pack SKU - 820884 UPC: 0626990271314
Grapes: Pinot Gris
Wine Making: Cold stabilization. Organic certified Bentonite finning. No interventions. No added chemicals or alterations to the wine. Ingredients are Pinot Gris, yeast, and minimal effective sulphites.
Tasting Notes: Warm, yellow, lots of ripe fruit, good acid.
PH: 3.21 RS: 4.0 TA: 8.1 ALC: 11.2
Production: 322 Cases
Accolades: Lieutenant Governors Gold Award 2018
AB SKU- 817196 UPC: 0626990271390
Grapes: Gamay Noir
Wine Making: Cool fermentation, twice daily punch downs, carbonic maceration. Once cap sinks, Gamay is pressed off to French oak. Cool, slow malolactic fermentation.
Tasting Notes: Experience slightly chilled on the patio or bring to a picnic. Enjoy the cranberry notes with stuffed turkey and cranberry sauce.
Wine Chemistry: PH:3.32 RS: 7.0 TA: 7.0 ALC: 10.3
Production: 409 Cases
AB Sku - 817195 UPC: 0626990289876
Grapes: Schonberger / Pinot Gris
Wine Making: Wild ferment skins in Amphora, terracotta from Italy. Pinot Gris and Schonberger whole berry, no crush, gentle punch downs. On skins for 3 months. No malolactic ferment. No additions and S02 levels below 20mg/l. No acid added, natural PH.
Tasting Notes: Resulting in natural method wine with an angelic nose and intensely complex structures. Challenge your senses, the notes are too long to list. No pairing rules.
PH:3.2 RS: 0.00 TA: 7.5 ALC: 10.0
Production: 107 Cases
AB 6 Pack Sku - 820885 UPC - 0626990271451
Grapes: Pinot Noir
Wine Making: Cool fermentation. Punch downs. Native fermentation. Hold until cap sunk, pressed off into Burgundy Oak, then malolactic. No alterations.
Tasting Notes: Experience the sensuous balance of silky tannins and romantic spice while sliding into moments of awe. Ripe cherry and toasty notes.
PH: 3..55 RS: 0.2 TA: 5.4 ALC: 11
Production: 675 Cases
AB Sku: 817197 UPC: 0626990289869
Grapes: Gamay Noir/ Pinot Noir
Wine Making: De-stemmed and rested on skins for 24 hours to provide delicate tannins and a beautiful rosé colour. Minimal intervention wine. Only fining by organic certified Bentonite clay. Minimal effective sulphites.
Tasting Notes: A crisp, dry, aromatic Rosé that reflects the terroir and natural wine making approach.
PH: 3.04 RS: 7.0 TA: 9.3 ALC: 11.2
Production: 459 Cases
AB SKU - 998120 UPC - 0626990271444
Grapes: Chardonnay/ Pinot Noir
Wine Making: Traditional method. Grapes are harvested earlier than table wines to ensure a higher acidity. Free run press only to stainless steel. Primary fermentation in tank, secondary fermentation in bottle. Triage minimum 19 months. 24-36 preferred. Riddled and disgorged at low temperature to ensure wine integrity.
Tasting Notes: Lemon gold in colour, honey dew melon aromas backed with delicate toasty bread aromas. The palate shows bright lime and tart apples, bracing acidity with very long length. Pair with island crab and buckets of melted butter.
PH: 2.9 RS: 0.0/ TA: 9.7 ALC: 11.8
AB SKU - 817401 UPC - 0626990271376