8 Week Ultra Premium

All 8 Week Ultra Premium wines take 8 weeks to make, and make 30 bottles.Welcome to Cork It Wine Making, where we proudly present our crowning achievement –our 8-week Ultra Premium wines. These wines are the pinnacle of top-quality craftsmanship and a testament to our unwavering commitment to excellence. Sourced from select regions around the world and region specific, these wines offer a depth of flavour and sophistication that sets them apart from all our other offerings. Crafted with the utmost care, these wines are a true embodiment of luxury and refinement, delivering an experience that rivals even the finest liquor store selections while remaining remarkably affordable. For those with discerning taste and the patience to allow them to age, our 8-week red wines are a true connoisseur's delight, requiring a minimum of 3-6 months of aging to unlock their full potential. Explore the world of region-specific, top-tier wines with Cork It Wine Making and discover the unparalleled taste of our 8-week collection.

Pinot Noir, Sonoma California

$285

Welcome to Cork It Wine Making, where patience meets perfection in every sip of our eight-week Sonoma California Pinot Noir. Crafted with meticulous care, this wine is a testament to the art of winemaking, embodying the essence of Sonoma’s acclaimed vineyards. Aged to perfection over eight weeks, this Pinot Noir is an invitation to savour the rich flavours and nuanced complexities that time brings.

Our Sonoma California Pinot Noir is a medium-bodied red that unfolds gracefully on the palate. Delicate notes of red cherry, raspberry, and subtle hints of earth create a tapestry of flavors that linger and evolve with each sip. This extended aging process allows the wine to develop a depth and character that sets it apart, making it an exquisite choice for those who appreciate the finer things in life.

Whether you’re a seasoned wine connoisseur or someone venturing into the world of premium wines, our eight-week Sonoma California Pinot Noir promises an extraordinary experience. Uncork a bottle and let the velvety texture, vibrant fruitiness, and lingering finish transport you to the sun-kissed vineyards of Sonoma. Cheers to the beauty of patience and the pleasure of indulging in a truly remarkable wine.

Food pairings: Grilled Ribeye Steak with Truffle Butter, Blue Cheese-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms, & Dark Chocolate and Espresso Tiramisu.

Makes 30 bottles.

Ready to bottle in 8 weeks.

  • It is recommended to age this wine for a minimum of 3 months.
Alcohol Content 14%
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Type: Red | Sweetness: Dry | Oak: Light | Body: Medium

Rosso Grande, Italian

$285

Introducing our crown jewel, the 8-Week Italian Rosso Grande, a symphony of flavours and craftsmanship that takes wine making to an entirely new level. This ultra-premium masterpiece is more than a wine; it’s an experience that transports you straight to the heart of Italy’s vineyards, where the air is filled with the irresistible scent of sweet, ripe berries, a dash of exotic spices, and the allure of farm-fresh cherries. This wine is an ode to boldness and sophistication, boasting firmly structured tannins that underpin its assertive character. It’s the embodiment of Italy’s passion for winemaking, where every bottle narrates a story of dedication and excellence.

Our 8-Week Italian Rosso Grande is the epitome of perfection, captivating both connoisseurs and enthusiasts alike. With a delectable bouquet and a boldly structured profile, it’s a testament to the artistry and craftsmanship that Italian winemaking is renowned for. Sipping this wine is like savouring Italy’s passion for wine, where every drop is a work of art, meticulously crafted and poured with devotion. Whether you’re a seasoned wine lover or a newcomer to the world of fine wines, our Italian Rosso Grande beckons you to experience a journey through the enchanting vineyards of Italy. Raise your glass to the art of winemaking, the allure of Italian flavors, and the exceptional character of our 8-Week Italian Rosso Grande. It’s not just a wine; it’s a masterpiece.

Food pairings: Grilled Ribeye Steak with Truffle Butter, Blue Cheese-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms, & Dark Chocolate and Espresso Tiramisu.

Makes 30 bottles.

Ready to bottle in 8 weeks. Includes Genuine Grape Skins.

  • It is recommended to age this wine for a minimum of 3 months.
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Type: Red | Sweetness: Dry | Oak: Heavy | Body: Full

Malbec, Chile

$285

At Cork It, we’ve uncorked something truly special for you – our 8-Week Chilean Malbec. This isn’t just any wine; it’s a playful journey to the heart of Chile, where the vineyards bask in the Andes’ embrace and the sun paints the grapes with pure flavour. Every sip is like a secret handshake with the vineyards, releasing a brilliant bouquet of dark fruits that know how to party. Subtle hints of oak, vanilla, and spices join the fiesta, creating a symphony of flavours that’ll have your taste buds doing the tango.

This Malbec is like the life of the party, with strong plum and berry flavours that dance on your palate. It’s the kind of wine that balances strong character with a cheeky charm, all thanks to its moderate tannins. Crafted at Cork It with love, this Malbec invites you to join the celebration. Whether you’re a seasoned wine aficionado or just looking for a good time, our 8-Week Chilean Malbec is the perfect partner for your next wine adventure. Raise your glass to the spirit of the Andes, the fun of Malbec, and the unforgettable wine you will proudly be serving your friends and family. Cheers to the playful side of wine!

Food Pairings: Smoked Paprika Lamb Skewers, Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Balsamic Glaze, & Chocolate-Covered Bacon.

Makes 30 bottles of wine.

Ready to bottle in 8 weeks. Includes genuine grape skins

  • It is recommended to age this wine for a minimum of 3 months.

 

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Type: Red | Sweetness: Dry | Oak: Medium | Body: Medium

Grenache Syrah, Spain

$285

Get ready for a wine adventure that’s as vibrant as a Spanish fiesta – our 8-Week Ultra Premium Spanish Grenache Syrah. We’ve taken the art of winemaking to the next level by fermenting your wine on GenuWine Winery Crushed Grape Skins. This secret ingredient elevates the wine’s bouquet and contributes soft, velvety tannins that make every sip feel like a comforting embrace.

Crafting wine is not just about sipping; it’s about unlocking the magic of flavours and aromas. Our Spanish Grenache Syrah invites you to join the world of wine enthusiasts, where every bottle tells a unique story. We’re here to get you intrigued about crafting wine, and wine in general, because it’s more than a drink; it’s a journey through cultures, landscapes, and flavours. Get ready to embrace the round, juicy mouthfeel of our Spanish Grenache Syrah and dive into the world of winemaking with us. Cheers to the art of crafting, to the allure of Spain, and to the excitement of your next great wine adventure!

Food pairings: Grilled Chorizo-Stuffed Mushrooms, Mole Poblano Chicken Tacos & Dark Chocolate and Espresso Fondue.

Makes 30 bottles of wine.

Ready to bottle in 8 weeks. Includes genuine grape skins.

  • It is recommended to age this wine for a minimum of 3 months.
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Type: Red | Sweetness: Dry | Oak: Medium | Body: Medium

Carmenere, Chile

$285

Indulge in the opulence of winemaking with our 8-Week Chilean Carménère, a wine that’s earned its place as a beloved favourite among our customers here in North Vancouver. This ultra-premium Carménère is more than just a wine; it’s a celebration of the flavours and stories that unfold in every glass. Each sip is an exploration of the lush, sun-soaked vineyards of Chile, where luscious flavours of red cherries and berries burst into life, inviting you to a symphony of taste. Hints of spice and leather add depth and intrigue, transforming your experience into an unforgettable journey. The wine’s robust tannins embrace your palate, creating a rich, velvety character that’s as comforting as a cherished memory.

Our 8-Week Chilean Carménère is a testament to the art of winemaking, where passion and dedication converge to craft a wine that’s nothing short of extraordinary. Whether you’re an aficionado of fine wines or just beginning your vinous journey, this Carménère beckons you to explore the complexities and richness of Chilean viticulture. Raise your glass to the spirit of Chile, the allure of Carménère, and the remarkable adventure that each bottle embodies. It’s not just a wine; it’s a masterpiece, a testament to the craftsmanship that goes into every Cork It creation.

Food pairing: Stilton Blue Cheese, Chorizo and Fig Jam Crostini & Lamb Moussaka.

Makes 30 bottles of wine.

Ready to bottle in 8 weeks. Includes genuine grape skins.

  • It is recommended to age this wine for a minimum of 3 months.
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Type: Red | Sweetness: Dry | Oak: Medium | Body: Medium

Super Tuscan, Tuscany, Italy

$285

Looking for a bold and bodacious red wine? Then our Italian Super Tuscan wine will be your favourite new vino to hit your wine cellar! This isn’t your typical wine; it’s a symphony of rich flavours, just like a catchy tune that you can’t help but dance to. Loaded with ripe red cherry, blackberry, and juicy plum, it’s like a fruit-filled playlist for your taste buds. But we didn’t stop there – we’ve added a dash of vanilla and spice to create a remix that’s as smooth as your favourite vinyl record. The result? A wine that’s rich and smooth, flowing like a classic groove, with velvety tannins that make every sip feel like a dance on a soft, moonlit night.

This Super Tuscan is more than a wine; it’s a statement of style, an old world style of wine but young at heart. Whether you’re a seasoned wine enthusiast or just looking for a good time, our Italian Super Tuscan is your ultimate jam. Raise your glass to the richness of life, the smoothness of the wine, and the beat that’s always ready for the next party. It’s not just a wine; it’s a party starter in a bottle. Cheers to the fun side of wine!

Food Pairings: Margherita Pizza with Fresh Basil, Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Pesto & Dark Chocolate and Raspberry Brownies.

Makes 30 bottles of wine.

Ready to bottle in 8 weeks. Includes genuine grape skins.

  • It is recommended to age this wine for a minimum of 3 months.
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Type: Red | Sweetness: Dry | Oak: Heavy | Body: Full

Zinfandel, Lodi Old Vines, California

$285

Introducing our 8-Week Premium California Old Vine Zinfandel – a wine inspired by the beauty and allure of the North Shore Mountains, crafted to capture the essence of this remarkable region. This isn’t just a wine; it’s a journey through the rugged landscapes and breathtaking views, a taste of the wild and the adventurous spirit that defines the North Shore. With crushed berry and smoky aromas, it’s like inhaling the scents of a mountainside forest, where every breeze carries the promise of something extraordinary.

As you savour this wine, you’ll be transported to the heart of the mountains, where the taste is full of dark berry flavours, nuanced oak, and a touch of spice. It’s like hiking through a forest, with every step revealing new layers of complexity. The wine’s richness, fruitiness, and bold character are timeless, while the lingering finish is like the echoes of your adventures, staying with you long after the journey is over. This Zinfandel is more than just a wine; it’s an invitation to explore the wild beauty of the wine making, to sip the essence of its landscapes, and to toast to the daring spirit that defines this unique region. It’s not just a wine; it’s an adventure in every glass. Cheers to the North Shore and the bold taste of our California Old Vine Zinfandel!

Food pairing: Barbecue Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Spicy Cajun Jambalaya & Sharp Cheddar Cheese.

Makes 30 bottles of wine.

Ready to bottle in 8 weeks. Includes genuine grape skins.

It is recommended to age this wine for a minimum of 3 months.

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Type: Red | Sweetness: Dry | Oak: Medium | Body: Full

Merlot, Stag’s Leap District, California

$285

Indulge in the essence of Napa Valley with our 8-Week Premium Stags Leap Napa Valley Merlot – a wine that effortlessly encapsulates the region’s rich viticultural history and the unique terroir that distinguishes it. This wine offers a true taste of Napa Valley’s Stags Leap District, where each vine soaks up the sun’s warmth and thrives in the cool, breezy climate. It’s not just a wine; it’s a journey to the heart of Napa Valley, where the land’s riches are bottled in every sip.

Our Merlot reveals the captivating essence of this celebrated region. With crushed berry and smoky aromas, it’s like experiencing the very soul of the land in a glass. The wine overflows with dark berry flavours, nuanced oak, and a hint of spice – a taste that mirrors the region’s unique character. Rich, fruity, and bold, it embodies the spirit of Stags Leap, with a finish that lingers like a fond memory. This wine is more than just a drink; it’s an ode to Napa Valley’s Stags Leap District, a salute to the winemaking craft, and an invitation to savour the distinct flavours that define this legendary region. Raise your glass to the allure of Napa Valley – it’s  just a wine; it’s an experience, a taste of perfection. Cheers to the elegance of the Stags Leap Merlot!

Food pairings: Filet Mignon with Red Wine Reduction, Wild Mushroom Risotto & Dark Chocolate and Blackberry Tart.

Makes 30 bottles of wine.

Ready to bottle in 8 weeks.  Includes genuine grape skins.

  • It is recommended to age this wine for a minimum of 3 months.
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Type: Red | Sweetness: Dry | Oak: Heavy | Body: Full

Cabernet Sauvignon, Lodi Ranch 11, California

$285

Get ready to ride the wave of excitement with our 8-Week Premium Lodi Ranch California Cabernet Sauvignon – a bestseller that’s as hip as it is delicious! This wine isn’t just a drink; it’s an epic journey into the world of winemaking, an invitation to unleash your inner vintner, and a chance to create a bottle of Cabernet that’s as cool as the North Shore vibes.

With every sip, you’re diving headfirst into a pool of black currant and dark cherry flavours, riding the wave of excitement with notes of baking spice and toasted oak. This Cabernet Sauvignon is big in flavour and structure, just like your enthusiasm for winemaking. Its well-integrated tannins are the ultimate wingmen, supporting you as you craft your vinous masterpiece. It’s not just a wine; it’s a backstage pass to the world of winemaking, a front-row ticket to flavour, and a nod to the thrill of sipping your own top-selling creation. Get ready to be the life of the wine-tasting party, the coolest vintner in town, and the champion of Cabernet creation. It’s not just a wine; it’s a VIP pass to the world of winemaking, and you’re on the guest list! Cheers to the excitement of winemaking!

Makes 30 bottles of wine.

Ready to bottle in 8 weeks. Includes genuine grape skins.

  • It is recommended to age this wine for a minimum of 3 months.
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Type: Red | Sweetness: Dry | Oak: Medium | Body: Full

Bordeaux Style, Languedoc, France

$285

Immerse yourself in the rustic beauty of the Languedoc with our 8-Week Languedoc Bordeaux – a wine that captures the true essence of this picturesque region. Beyond a simple libation, it’s an invitation to wander through the rolling vineyards, to feel the warmth of the sun on your skin, and to savour the authentic flavours that make the Languedoc truly special.

With every sip, you’ll find yourself strolling through the orchards, surrounded by the ripe, juicy notes of plum, black currant, and red berries. As you explore, you’ll uncover a world of warm spice, subtle hints of cedar, and even a touch of chocolate. From the first pour to the last lingering taste, this Bordeaux is a smooth and silky experience, reminiscent of the Languedoc’s tranquil landscapes. This wine is everything you crave in a bordeaux style red; it’s a gateway to the rustic charm of the region, an ode to its captivating character, and a toast to the time-honoured tradition of winemaking.  Cheers to the beauty of the Languedoc!

Food pairings: Herb-Roasted Lamb with Mint Sauce, Wild Mushroom Risotto & Lentil and Mushroom Stuffed Bell Peppers.

Males 30 bottles of wine.

Ready to bottle in 8 weeks. Includes genuine grape skins.

  • It is recommended to age this wine for a minimum of 3 months.
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Type: Red | Sweetness: Dry | Oak: Heavy | Body: Full

Amarone Style, Veneto, Italy

$285

It’s time to level up on your wine making game! Introducing our 8-Week Italian Amarone, the boldest red we offer. With a glass of our Amarone, you  will experience a wine that represents the heart of Italy, where rich aromas of dark fruit and spice envelop your senses. Layers of cherry, plum, mocha, and dried fruit unfold, painting a portrait of the Italian terroir. The warm embrace of oak weaves throughout, enhancing the wine’s opulence. As you savour each sip, you’ll discover the elegance of Amarone’s firm and lingering finish, a testament to the wine’s bold character and enduring charm. This wine is a meal in a glass!

This Amarone isn’t merely a wine; it’s a nod to the Italian winemaking tradition, a salute to the artistry that has been perfected over generations, and an invitation to revel in the full-bodied luxury that can only be found in a glass of Amarone. Whether you’re a seasoned connoisseur or a wine enthusiast looking for an extraordinary experience, our Amarone is an invitation to raise your glass to the heights of Italian winemaking. Cheers to the grandeur of Amarone!

Makes 30 bottles of wine.

Ready to bottle in 8 weeks. Includes genuine grape skins.

  • It is recommended to age this wine for a minimum of 3 months.
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Type: Red | Sweetness: Dry | Oak: Heavy | Body: Full

Sauvignon Blanc, Adelaide Australia

$265

Prepare for a journey to the vibrant vineyards of Adelaide, Australia, with our 8-Week Premium Adelaide Sauvignon Blanc – a wine that’s like a burst of sunshine in a bottle! This isn’t just any wine; it’s a lively invitation to experience the lively spirit of Down Under, a wild ride through the colorful flavors of a region where every sip is an adventure.

From the first pour, you’re hit with a dazzling display of inviting passionfruit, cut grass, and zesty grapefruit aromas that catapult your senses into a whirlwind of excitement. These lively scents are just the beginning – the real show begins on the palate. Picture juicy fruit intensity and a symphony of bright acidity, dancing like confetti at a celebration. This Sauvignon Blanc isn’t just a wine; it’s an adrenaline-pumping journey through the vineyards, an immersion into Adelaide’s lively culture, and a toast to the electrifying flavors of Australia. Get ready to raise your glass, raise your spirits, and raise the roof with the Adelaide Sauvignon Blanc! Cheers to the vivacity of Down Under!

Food pairings: Citrusy Grilled Shrimp, Goat Cheese and Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast & Fresh Fruit and Brie Cheese Platter.

Makes 30 bottles of wine.

Ready to bottle in 8 weeks.

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Type: White | Sweetness: Dry | Oak: No Oak | Body: Medium

Pinot Gris, Yakima Valley Washington

$265

Get ready to unleash your inner wine rebel with our 8-Week Washington Pinot Gris, crafted right here at Cork It Wine Making. This isn’t your grandmother’s Pinot Gris – it’s the epitome of cool, fresh, and fruit-forward.

From the very first sip, you’re greeted by a bright and fresh palate that’s practically a dance party for your taste buds. Green apple, melon, and lemon zest take center stage, like the rockstars of the fruit world. They’re vibrant, they’re crisp, and they’re ready to light up your palate with an electrifying performance. The whole experience is fruit-forward, like a playlist of your favorite summer hits, and the crisp acidity is like the beat that keeps the party going.

This Pinot Gris isn’t just a wine; it’s a statement. It’s about celebrating the unconventional, embracing the bold, and sipping on a glass of pure, unadulterated fun. It’s one of our most popular whites, and it’s easy to see why – it’s like a hit song you can’t stop playing. So, grab your glass, turn up the volume, and let’s toast to the edgy, the hip, and the fabulous. Cheers to the ultimate Pinot Gris experience!

Food pairing: Seared Scallops with Citrus Beurre Blanc, Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa & Caprese Salad.

Makes 30 bottles of wine.

Ready to bottle in 8 weeks

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Type: White | Sweetness: Dry | Oak: No Oak | Body: Medium

Chardonnay, Dry Creek California

$265

Step into the spotlight with our 8-Week Premium California Dry Creek Chardonnay – a wine that’s a total rockstar, and it’s ready to take center stage. This Chardonnay doesn’t follow the rules; it rewrites them, creating a sensation that’s as bold as it is smooth.

From the first sip, you’ll be greeted by gentle citrus aromas that are like the opening chords of your favourite song – inviting and electric. Then, the stage lights up with generous tropical fruit flavours that command your palate’s attention, and a subtle touch of oak that’s like a perfectly placed guitar solo, adding depth and intrigue. This Chardonnay boasts a rich, velvety mouthfeel that’s as smooth as a legendary guitar riff, with undertones of vanilla that linger like the encore you never want to end.

It’s not just a wine; it’s a performance, an act of defiance, and an invitation to embrace the bold and the edgy. This is a wine for those who dare to be different, who want to taste the unexpected, and who are ready to rock their wine experience. Cheers to the California Dry Creek Chardonnay, where every sip is a showstopper!

Food pairings: Lemon Butter Shrimp Pasta, Mango Avocado Salad, & Pan-Seared Chicken with Vanilla Bean Sauce.

Makes 30 bottles of wine

Ready to bottle in 8 weeks.

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Type: White | Sweetness: Dry | Oak: Light | Body: Medium-Full

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