All posts tagged "Wine Wednesday"

  • PinotBlancMain
    2013 Pinot Blanc, JoieFarm

    Okanagan Valley, British Columbia Bartlett pear, honey and orchard blossoms notes; medium to full – bodied and viscous with wonderful freshness and great overall balance; 14% alcohol well integrated, adding to its weight and glycerous texture; just...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • ChardonnayMain
    2012 Chardonnay Musqué ‘Estate Bottled’ Château des Charmes

    Niagara – on – the – Lake Musqué is an aromatic clone of Chardonnay and this wine is a consistently great example of it; citrus, apples and floral nuances show on the bouquet; light to medium –...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • FriskyMain
    2012 Frisky White ‘Lot 2’ (by) Frisky Beaver

    Dover Vineyards, VQA Ontario Blend of Vidal, Riesling and Gewürztraminer; just off dry, light and fragrant with good freshness, stone fruit and mango notes, clean finish; fun to drink, especially under the sun and poolside; try with...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • NIagaraMerltMain
    #WineWednesday – 2010 Merlot, Niagara Teaching College Winery

    Niagara – on – the – Lake Cherries and damson plum with wood toast; full, ripe and plush with a pleasantly warm finish; an enticing aroma reflex of leather adds a bit of funk and lift to its...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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    2011 Pinot Noir ‘Village Reserve’ Le Clos Jordanne

    Niagara Peninsula Last week, I sampled many of this fine estate’s wines coming from the 2011 vintage, well – made Chardonnays and excellent Pinot Noirs; winemakers switch not that long ago seems not to have any effect...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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    #WineWednesday – Mother’s Day Edition

    2011 Gigondas ‘Domaine Grand Romane’ Pierre Amadieu Southern Rhone, France   Blend of (mostly) Grenache and Syrah grown in vineyards with 400 meters altitude above sea; the estate’s ‘cuvée prestige’ made of grapes off 50 year old...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • BBQWINE
    #WineWednesday – Barbecue Season Tribute

    As a salute to the arrival of spring and the outdoor barbecue/entertaining season, Zoltan Szabo has provided us with not one, but three outstanding wines for this weeks #WineWednesday.   2012 Beaujolais – Villages ‘Fleurie’ Villa Ponciago Burgundy, France ...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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    Wine List Review: Grano

    Italo – Canadese institution of gastro – culture. In business for almost thirty years now, family owned and operated, the epiphany of classic trattoria and genuine accoglienza; the two pages – long wine list got most of...

    • Posted March 31, 2014
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    #WineWednesday – 2012 Pinot Grigio

    2012 Pinot Grigio, Flat Roof Manor Western Cape, South Africa Aromas and flavours of pear skin, peaches, honeydew melon and an undercurrent of smoky – savoury trait; light and refreshing @lcbo $11.25 under screw cap and ready,...

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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