All posts by Zoltan Szabo

  • WineWedDaoWinesmarias2
    #WineWednesday – 2011 Encruzado

    2011 Encruzado, Quinta das Marias Dão, Portugal Yet another wonderful and relatively inexpensive white wine here made of indigenous Encruzado grapes grown in the beautiful Dão valley; sampled it alongside a very good Saint – Aubin 1er...

    • Posted February 26, 2014
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  • Vineyards in Burgundy
    #WineWednesday – 2010 Pommard

    2010 Pommard 1er Cru ‘En Largillière’, Albert Boillot Burgundy, France Drop – dead – gorgeous !! Bright and pure, red cherry and roses, with underlying mineral, wet clay aromatics; feels feather – light over the palate, yet...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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    #WineWednesday – 2012 Pinot Noir

    2012 Pinot Noir ‘The Silver Line’, G. Marquis Niagara – on – the – Lake “Hand – harvested” states on the label, suggesting that this Pinot was made with extra care and love; red and black cherries...

    • Posted February 12, 2014
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    #WineWednesday – 2007 Auxerrois

    2007 Auxerrois ‘Rotleibel de Rorschwihr’ Rolly Gassmann Alsace, France The Auxerrois grape is sibling of Chardonnay and is grown mostly in the Alsace region of France, but also in certain areas of Germany; and, this is the...

    • Posted February 5, 2014
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    #WineWednesday – 2006 Vidal Icewine

    2006 Vidal Icewine, De Sousa Niagara Peninsula This wintery elixir was undoubtedly one of my favourites tasted throughout the recent Icewine Festival gala and weekend; rich and luscious with its sweetness remarkably well balanced by firm acidity;...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • wwcotes01
    #WineWednesday – 2010 Côtes du Rhône

    2010 Côtes du Rhône Villages ‘Signargues’ Vieilles Vignes, Les Vignerons du Castelas Southern Rhone Valley, France This sensual red is a blend of Grenache, Syrah and Garignan grapes sourced from old vines and vineyards; pure black raspberry...

    • Posted January 22, 2014
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  • wwVineyards
    #WineWednesday – 2005 Rioja Reserva

    2005 Rioja Reserva, Hacienda Lopez de Haro Rioja, Spain Sun-dried wild berries, blood orange emulsion, wood spice and vanilla creme brulée accents come across the bouquet; full – weight, but not heavy, well- structured and balanced with...

    • Posted January 15, 2014
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  • redwine
    #WineWednesday – 2008 Barbaresco

    This weeks segment of #WineWednesday is brought to you all the way from Piedmont, Italy.  Zoltan Szabo describes it as “perfectly suitable for the colder temperatures” this winter season. Cheers! 2008 Barbaresco, Punset Piedmont, Italy Biodynamic producer...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
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    2014 Predictions for the World of Wine

    Below, in no particular order, are the predictions for 2014, a little ranting, and ‘wishful thinking’ courtesy of our very own “Nostradamus” aka Zoltan Szabo. Enjoy! Classic wines from classic regions will rule in ’14, in favour...

    • Posted January 7, 2014
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