Great Northern Vineyards is located on the bench above the Similkameen River in Cawston, in the Similkameen Valley. The soils are predominantly river rock, adding to the mineral complexity shown in the wine. This wine is a blend of 95% Syrah and 5% Viognier. The grapes were hand picked on October 16, 2018 at approximately 24.6 brix. The wine has gone through a full malolactic fermentation and was aged in French oak for 19 months before being bottled.