2014 Peller Signature series sauv blanc (mini review)

This sauv blanc has been aged in oak for 1 year. Most sauv blancs from New Zealand for example see no oak. In California an oaked sauv blanc is called a fume blanc. This one is pale in color with a mild nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some subtle citrus notes along with some nice minerality. On the medium length finish the wine displays some firm and acidity and builds slightly in the mouth. This is definitely a more subdued sauv blanc, I suspect due to the oaking. I prefer mine a bit more edgy but it is a nice wine none the less and will be very food friendly. An easy sipper. I would give an 88- or so. It’s $30.20 at the winery.

from the winery’s web site (for the 2013 vintage):
Harvested from estate owned vinyeards and our long-standing growers in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Only premium free-run juice from Sauvignon Blanc grapes were used for full expression of the fruit. A small portion of the juice began spontaneous fermention using wild yeast from the vineyard, then aged in barrel (the wild yeast contributes to aromas and complexity). 80% of the juice was barrel fermented and aged sur lie for 12 months in 100% French oak barrels (new and older barrels) to develop a rich, complex mouthfeel. 20% of the juice was fermented in our concrete ‘Egg’ to enhance mouthfeel and texture, then transferred to barrel for aging.

Serve with grilled halibut with a barbecued corn salsa; smoked salmon and trout appetizers; creamy pasta dishes with smoked salmon and asparagus; buttered grilled asparagus; herbed roast chicken; smoked turkey; smoked cheeses. Enjoy lightly chilled at 14 to 16°C. Drink now through 2017.

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2013 Sterling Chard

Th Californians are making great strides at dialing down the oak on the chards and letting the fruit shine through. I submit this as an example. Pale to golden in color with a mild varietal nose. On the mid palate the chard fruit shines through with some lovely apple and pear. On the medium length finish the wine displays some lovely smokey, oaky notes along with some spicy notes. This is a lovely smooth varietal chard. Not over baked. It’s nice crisp and dry. I would give it a solid 89 which for the price is a great deal!

Sterling Chardonnay 2013 — VINTAGES#: 330233
STYLE – Full-bodied & Rich
PRODUCT DETAILS
Release Date:November 12, 2016
Alcohol/Vol 13.5% Made in: California, USA By:Treasury Wine Estates Sugar Content:5 g/L Sweetness Descriptor:XD – Extra Dry Style:Full-bodied & Rich Varietal:ChardonnayDescriptionFounded in 1964, Sterling is both one of the foundational properties in Napa Valley and one of the first to work with Chardonnay. Their 2013 is sourced from sites in the southern reaches of the Napa Valley, and features fruit from cool-climate locations in Carneros. You can expect this to offer the bright and balanced acidity typical of these sites. It will be a great match for buttered shrimp. #22.95

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2014 Berringer Chard mini review

Pale in color with a lovely rich nose of apple and pear. On the mid palate the wine displays some lovely apple and pear along with some nice vanilla. The medium length finish displays some nice acidity. I would give it an 88 or so. A lovely varietal chard. Not over baked. It’s an essential so readily available.

Beringer Chardonnay — VINTAGES#: 84988
Beringer Chardonnay
STYLE – Full-bodied & Rich
Founded in 1876, Beringer is California’s longest continually operating winery. This Chardonnay is vivid and focused with tropical fruit, lemon, pear, toasty spice and zesty acidity. Creamy and round, this will be ideal for buttered lobster. $22.95

Release Date:April 1, 2016
Alcohol/Vol 14.1% Made in: California, USA By:Beringer Vineyards Sugar Content:5 g/L Sweetness Descriptor:D – Dry Style:Full-bodied & Rich
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2014 Meiomi Pinot Noir mini review

Garnet in color with a nice expressive varietal nose, lots of soft red fruits and rustic notes. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with some nice red fruits and rustic notes just the way a pinot noir ought to be! On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice smooth tannins and acidity. I would give it an 88 or so.

Meiomi Pinot Noir — VINTAGES#: 130138
STYLE – Full-bodied & Smooth
A decadent and popular take on Pinot Noir is crafted by Joseph Wagner of the family behind Caymus. Loaded with chocolate, dark cherries and berries, it’s a generous wine with soft tannins. Enjoy tonight with baby back ribs, grilled salmon or rib-eye steaks. $23.95 WAS $26.95 SAVE $3.00

Release Date:April 1, 2016
Alcohol/Vol 14.5% Made in:California, USA By:Copper Cane LLC Sugar Content:12 g/L Sweetness Descriptor:D – Dry
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2015 Lacey PEC county fruit Pinot Noir (mini review)

Garnet in color with a nice varietal nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice varietal soft red fruits, strawberry/raspberry and the like along with some nice rustic notes. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice smooth acidity and tannins. A very nice pinot from the county. Sadly not in the LCBO, $25 a bottle at/from the winery. As always with Prince Edward County wineries, you have to ask where the fruit is from. In this case it’s 100% county fruit!

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Fuentespina Roble 7 2013

Dark in color with a mild cherry and wood nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some lovely smokey cherry notes along with some nice oak. On the medium to long finish the wine displays some firm tannins and acidity. The alcohol is quite noticeable at 14%. There’s some lovely peppery notes. Is is a complex well made tempranillo. Probably one of the best I’ve had in a while. I would give it an 89 or so which for the price is a bargain. This is definitely a bigger wine, wimps need not apply!

From the LCBO web site:
Fuentespina Roble 7 2013 — VINTAGES#: 657395

STYLE – Medium-bodied & Fruity
Opaque ruby. Warm, spice-accented cherry and redcurrant aromas are complemented by a subtle herbal nuance. Dry and spicy on the palate, offering bitter cherry and black pepper flavors that become sweeter with air. The peppery element lingers on the gently tannic finish, which shows good lift and cut. Drinking window: 2016-2021. Score – 88. (Josh Raynolds, vinous.com, Sept. 2015) $15.95

Release Date:November 12, 2016
Alcohol/Vol 13.5% Made in: Ribera del Duero, Spain By: Avelino Vegas S.A.Sugar Content:3 g/L Sweetness Descriptor:XD – Extra Dry Style: Medium-bodied & Fruity

Description: Ribera del Duero wines have really established themselves since 1982 when the region was finally awarded its Denominacion de Origen (DO). Vega Sicilia, in the western part of the region, has been producing exceptional wines there since the 19th century, but it took the awarding of the DO to really open the region up. Since 1980, more than 50 estates have set up shop, including Bodegas Fuentespina, owned by the Avelino Vegas company. This 100% Tempranillo shows off the fruit forward possibilities of the grape. Enjoy with rich meat or pasta dishes.

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Santa Margherita Brut Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore

Pale in color with a crisp nose. On the mid palate this is a typical crisp dry, small bubble prosecco. On the medium length finish it’s smooth and dry with some nice citrus notes lingering. It’s a lovely food friendly wine. I would give it an 88 or so. CLassic prosecco!

From the LCBO web site:
Santa Margherita Brut Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore — VINTAGES#: 687582
STYLE – Medium-bodied & Flavourful
Prosecco, northern Italy’s charming sparkling wine, may just be the best-value fizz around. This refreshing version shows lemon zest, pear, white peach, apricot and toasty flavours. Terrific with seafood appetizers or salmon teriyaki. $18.95

Release Date:April 1, 2016
Alcohol/Vol 11.5% Made in: Veneto, Italy By:S. Margherita S.P.A.Sugar Content:10 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: XD – Extra Dry Style:Medium-bodied & Flavourful

DescriptionProsecco, northern Italy’s charming sparkling wine, may just be the best-value fizz around. This refreshing version shows lemon zest, pear, white peach, apricot and toasty flavours. Terrific with seafood appetizers or salmon teriyaki.

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Casas del Bosque Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2015 mini review

Pale in color with a nice crisp citrus nose. On mid palate the wine displays some lovely rich pink grapefruit and citrus notes. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice acidity and tartness. It’s nice and crisp and dry. This would be a very food friendly wine. Yum. I would give it an 88+ which for the price is a good deal. This is a Vintages essential so should be widely available.

From the LCBO web site:
Casas del Bosque Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2015 — VINTAGES#: 974717
STYLE – Aromatic & Flavourful
The best Chilean sauvignon blancs generally come from Casablanca Valley, which enjoys cooling influences from the Pacific coast at an altitude of 800 feet above sea level. Founded in 1993, the award-winning Casas del Bosque was one of the first wineries in the valley … Renowned winemaker Grant Phelps has worked at Casas del Bosque for more than 13 years and crafted this wine. Grapes were harvested at night to maintain the fruit’s full potential and acidity. In the cellar, grapes were gently pressed and allowed skin contact for four days. The majority of the wine was vinified in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats, and 4 percent of it was barrel-fermented to add texture and weight. In the glass, it offers aromas of kiwi, lime zest and a whiff of jalapeno. On the palate, taste grapefruit, guava, mineral undertones and an herbal character. Drink it as an aperitif or with oysters, turkey gumbo, artichokes, grilled fish, smoked salmon, salads and light cheeses. (Brenda Maitland, bestofneworleans.com, Nov. 30, 2015) $14.95

Release Date:July 9, 2016
Alcohol/Vol 12.5% Made in:Casablanca Valley, Chile By: Vina Casas Del Bosques Sugar Content:4 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: XD – Extra Dry Style:Aromatic & Flavourful

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2014 Mirasou Pinot Noir

This is a general list product. I love pinots, certain foods just pair perfectly with them, like salmon, duck etc … This one is garnet in color with a mild rustic nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice soft red berries along with some nice rustic notes. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice firm tannins, acidity and a hint of pepper. This is a bigger pinot. For the price it’s a BB Bargoon! I would give it an 88 or so. The fruit is not as expressive as some but good none the less.

From the LCBO web site:
Mirassou Pinot Noir — LCBO#: 185249
STYLE – Light-bodied & Fruity
pale ruby colour; raspberry, sour cherry and touch of vanilla in the nose; dry light to medium body; soft cherry and cranberry flavours, soft, smooth finish $14.45

Alcohol/Vol 13.5%Made in: California, USA By: Mirassou Vineyards Sugar Content:14 g/L Sweetness Descriptor:D – Dry Style:Light-bodied & Fruity

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2012 Castello di Neive Barbaresco

Garnet in color with a light red berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice soft red berries, rustic notes and dried fruits. But where a good Barbaresco lives is in the finish. On the medium length finish the wine displays some subtle super dryness that builds in the mouth, especially without food. There some nice smooth tannins and acidity. Barbarescos are a cheap mans Barolo made from the same grape, the Nebbiolo. I would give this an 88+. A great example of a this Italian wine style.

From the LCBO web site:
Castello di Neive Barbaresco DOCG — LCBO#: 160143
STYLE – Full-bodied & Smooth
Clear garnet colour; cherry, leather, spice and toasty oak aromas; dry, full-bodied, slightly firm, yet well balanced with red fruit flavour and fine tannins. $23.20

Release Date:July 6, 2012
Alcohol/Vol 14.5% Made in: Italy By: Castello Di Neive Azienda Agricola Sugar Content:2 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: XD – Extra Dry Style: Full-bodied & Smooth Varietal:Barbaresco
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Chilcas 2013 chard mini review

Golden in color with a nice varietal nose of apple/pear. On the mid palate the wine displays some lovely varietal chard fruit, apple and pear to match the nose along with some nice vanilla notes. This is a nicely oaked, not over baked chard. Yumm. I would give it an 88-89 another of the stars from the Chilean wine festival. Sadly not in the LCBO right not, $24.95 a bottle.

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Ritual 2015 Pinot noir mini review

Garnet in color with a nice varietal nose displays soft red berries and rustic notes. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice varietal notes to match the nose, soft red berries, raspberries and some nice rustic notes. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice dryness, and firm tannins. A lovely pinot displaying nice fruit! I would give it an 88+, one of the stars of the recent Chilean wine fest in Toronto. Sadly not yet in the LCBO $22.95 a bottle.

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2016 Montes Outer Limit mini review

Pale in color with a nice grassy nose. On the mid palate the wine displays grassy notes to match the nose along with some nice acidity. On the medium length finish the citrus notes linger nicey displaying some nice mouth grip. I would give it an 88 or so.

From the LCBO web site for a different year:
Montes Outer Limits Sauvignon Blanc 2015 — VINTAGES#: 389643
STYLE – Aromatic & Flavourful
A very tangy and bright white with lots of sliced lemon and grass character on the nose and palate. Intense and lively. Energetic. Drink now. Score – 90. (James Suckling, jamessuckling.com, Oct. 29, 2015) $16.25
PRODUCT DETAILS
Release Date:April 30, 2016
Alcohol/Vol 12.5% Made in:Aconcagua Valley, Chile By: Montes S.A.Sugar Content:6 g/L Sweetness Descriptor : XD – Extra Dry Style: Aromatic & Flavourful
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2014 Sterling Vintner’s Chardonnay

Golden in color with a nice apple and pear nose, spot on for a chard. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with some lovely chard fruit coming through, apple and pear. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice butterscotch and vanilla. A spot on California chard. We paired it with pan seared scallops, yum it went well and complemented the meal. I would give it an 88-89.

From the LCBO web site:
Sterling Vintner’s Chardonnay — LCBO#: 669242
STYLE – Full-bodied & Rich Medium deep yellow straw colour; aromas and flavours of apple, pear and oaky vanilla; dry, medium to full bodied, well balanced with good length. $16.00
PRODUCT DETAILS
Release Date:January 1, 2001
750 mL bottle Alcohol/Vol 13.5%Made in:USA By:Sterling Vineyards Sugar Content:4 g/L Sweetness Descriptor:XD – Extra Dry Style:Full-bodied & Rich Varietal:Chardonnay

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2014 The Show Cabernet Sauvignon

Dark in color with a mild red berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some red berries along with some strong herbal notes, maybe even green pepper. There’s noticeable sweetness. On the lighter side of medium in length the fine is definitely more fruit forward with minimal tannins and acidity. This is not a great cab, I would give it an 87-88. In some ways it reminded me of a Zinf. Not bad enough to return the bottle but if I had more I would take them back.

From the LCBO web site:
The Show Cabernet Sauvignon — LCBO#: 383885
STYLE – Full-bodied & Smooth
Medium ruby in colour; aromas of plum, raspberry, black currant, white pepper and vanilla; the palate is dry and full body with flavours of rich black fruit, spice and a touch of vanilla. $18.95 QUANTITY
PRODUCT DETAILS
Release Date:October 21, 2014
Alcohol/Vol 13.9% Made in:California, USA By:Sutter Home Winery Sugar Content:11 g/L Sweetness Descriptor:D – Dry Style:Full-bodied & Smooth Varietal:Cabernet Sauvignon

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2014 G. Marquis The Silver Line Pinot Noir

Nice garnet in color with a rustic and soft red berry nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with some lovely soft red fruits coming through, raspberries and the like along with some nice rustic over tones. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice smooth tannins and acidity. This is a lovely varietal pinot. We paired it with bbq salmon and it went very well. I would give it an 88-89.
According to the LCBO web site G Marquis is made by Magnotta?

From the LCBO web site:
G. Marquis The Silver Line Pinot Noir — VINTAGES#: 258673
STYLE – Medium-bodied & Fruity
The G. Marquis vineyard in Niagara-on-the-Lake is home to carefully tended 25-year-old Pinot vines. This wine offers complex notes of red cherry, raspberry, mineral and smoke. Elegant and structured, it’s a good match for mushroom risotto. $19.95

PRODUCT DETAILS
Release Date:April 1, 2016
Alcohol/Vol 12.5% Made in:Ontario, Canada By: Magnotta Winery Sugar Content:6 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: XD – Extra Dry Style: Medium-bodied & Fruity Varietal:Pinot Noir This is a VQA wine
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2014 Kendall-Jackson Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay

Golden in color with a nice apple/pear nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with some rich apple and pear coming through, lovely chard fruit . On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice butterscotch and creamy notes. The wine is definitely a little thicker in texture than some. It is a well made not over top oaked California style chard. Very nice and right up my alley. I would give it an 89 or so … This wine has been consistent in price and quality for quite while now, no easy feat in the wine industry! We paired it with some nice pan fried lake perch and the richness of the wine complemented the simplicity of the perch. Yumm!

From the LCBO web site:
Kendall-Jackson Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay — VINTAGES#: 369686
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Kendall-Jackson Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay
STYLE – Full-bodied & Rich
One hundred percent barrel-fermented Chardonnay with the richness one wants from California. Plenty of sunny fruit and lively freshness. Creamy and round with notes of buttered toast and tropical fruits. Try with char-grilled corn on the cob, or with grilled chicken. $19.95

PRODUCT DETAILS
Release Date:April 1, 2016
Alcohol/Vol 13.5% Made in:California, USA By: Jackson Wine Estates International Sugar Content:6 g/L Sweetness Descriptor:D – Dry Style:Full-bodied & Rich Varietal: Chardonnay Description: One hundred percent barrel-fermented Chardonnay with the richness one wants from California. Plenty of sunny fruit and lively freshness. Creamy and round with notes of buttered toast and tropical fruits. Try with char-grilled corn on the cob, or with grilled chicken.
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2014 Fairview Shiraz mini review

Dark in color with a mild nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice black fruit typical of a Shiraz. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice dryness along with some mild tannins. Not a bad deal for the price. I would give it an 88 or so.

Fairview Shiraz 2014 — VINTAGES#: 626358
STYLE – Full-bodied & Smooth
Wine has been produced on the Fairview land since 1699, but the first Fairview-labelled wine did not come into being until 1974. Their 2014 Shiraz offers aromas of blackberry, blueberry, spice and mocha. There is a lovely lushness to the palate, which maintains balance in the face of quite forward ripe fruit. Soft and silky with a long, spicy finish. (VINTAGES panel, Nov. 2015) $17.95

PRODUCT DETAILS
Release Date:August 6, 2016
Alcohol/Vol 14.5% Made in: Coastal Region, South Africa By:Fairview Trust Sugar Content:6 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: XD – Extra Dry Style:Full-bodied & Smooth
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2008 Marchesi de Frescobaldi Castelgiocondo Lamaione Toscana IGT, Tuscany, Italy

As an IGT this Tuscan is allowed to be made with 100% Merlot. Dark in color with a mild nose. On the mid palate straight out of the bottle the wine displays some subtle plummy notes overwhelmed almost immediately by the 15% alcohol. Allow a bit of breathing and you will be rewarded with a rich dark plum, smokey, oakey rich Merlot. On the medium length finish the wine displays some smooth tannins along with acidity and still some noticeable alcohol. This is a lovely wine. I was afraid I might have left it too long being a 2008 but there was still lots of lovely fruit left. I would give this wine a solid 90+. Probably one of the best Merlots I’ve had from Italy and one of the better Merlots I’ve had in a while. But it’s big for a Merlot! I believe it was $63 a bottle when bought in 2012, it was a gift.

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2009 McNally Vineyards Peninsula Ridge Pinot Noir

I bought this at the winery back in 2012. When is wine ready to drink? Well when you can’t wait any longer of course 🙂 Peninsula Ridge have really been kicking up a notch in recent years. A statement of how Niagara continue to move the quality of their wines forward, and this is one small example of that. Garnet in color with a little browning around the edges. I was getting a little concerned … A mild light red berry nose. On the mid palate the fruit on this wine is still holding it’s own nicely displays lovely soft red berries, raspberries and the like along with some nice rustic and earthy notes. On the medium length finish the wine displays some mild acidity and tannins. This is a super food friendly wine. We paried it with duck tournedos and it went very well I would give the wine an 88-89. Very nice. $24.95 when I bought it.

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2014 Helderberg Winery Cabernet Sauvignon mini review

Dark in color with a nice cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice dark cherries to match the nose. Definitely a fruit forward wine. On the medium length finish the wine displays some firm acidity and tannins. It’s quite tart and there are some herbal/green pepper notes present. For the price it’s not a bad deal. I would give it an 88+.

Helderberg Winery Cabernet Sauvignon — LCBO#: 461509
STYLE – Full-bodied & Smooth
Favouable climatic conditions and hand harvesting produced this plush, full-bodied, ruby red wine; on the palate it is extra-dry with full and concentrated aromas and flavours of dark berries, plum, currant and spice that are balanced by bright acidity; the finish is complemented by structured tannins and silky texture. $14.95

Release Date:September 7, 2016
Alcohol/Vol 14.5% Made in: Stellenbosch, South Africa By:Vinimark Trading Sugar Content:4 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: XD – Extra Dry Style:Full-bodied & Smooth
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2014 Hahn Pinot Noir Monterey

Garnet in color with a nice rustic varietal nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice soft red berries as well as some rustic varietal notes to match the nose. The fruit is lovely and expressive. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice acidity, some dryness and some tannins. It’s a softer gentler pinot. I would give it an 88 or so.

From the LCBO web site:
Hahn Pinot Noir Monterey — LCBO#: 226555t
Hahn Pinot Noir Monterey
STYLE – Medium-bodied & Fruity
Ruby/garnet colour with aromas of red berries including cranberries and strawberries, earth and spice notes; medium body, fruit and spice flavours $19.20

Release Date:December 30, 2011
Alcohol/Vol 14.5% Made in: California, USA By:Hahn Family Wines Sugar Content:10 g/L Sweetness Descriptor:D – Dry Style:Medium-bodied & Fruity

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Mollydooker The Scooter Merlot 2014

Inky dark in color with a dark berry nose. On the mid palate this wine displays dark berries along with a hint of plum. On the medium length finish the wine displays some firm acidity, noticeable alcohol and a touch of pepper. If you like your Merlots fruit forward and plummy … ehhhh this isn’t the wine for you. Honestly this wine reminds me of a young mild shiraz. Be sure and decant or let age to allow the hot alcohol to tone down. I would give this wine an 87 or so. Not great, but not pour down the drain horrible either. If I had more, I’d return them all.

From the LCBO web site:
Mollydooker The Scooter Merlot 2014 — VINTAGES#: 462275
STYLE – Full-bodied & Smooth
Mollydooker (which means ‘left-handed’ in Aussie) is a winery in Southern Australia that produces this monster of a wine … a Merlot that could almost double as a port. Rich, chewy, jammy and spicy are just some of the descriptors that flew around the table. (Holly Howell, democratandchronicle.com, Dec. 8, 2015) $24.95

Release Date:September 17, 2016
Alcohol/Vol 14.5% Made in: South Australia, Australia By: Mollydooker International Llc Sugar Content: 6 g/L Sweetness Descriptor:D – DryStyle:Full-bodied & Smooth
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Best’s Bin No. 1 Shiraz 2013

Dark in color with a mild black berry nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with some nice black berry notes along with some noticeable oak. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice dryness and fine tannins along with a hint of pepper. The fruit on this wine is on the milder side but its a nice elegant wine. It will pair well with milder foods. We paired it with bbq filet mignon and it went well. I would give it an 88 or so …

From the LCBO web site:
Best’s Bin No. 1 Shiraz 2013 — VINTAGES#: 222323 Best’s Bin No. 1 Shiraz 2013
STYLE – Full-bodied & Firm
Deep, dense crimson-purple; savoury/foresty nuances provide the backdrop for the black fruits and licorice aromas and flavours; maturation in large-format French oak has kept the wine fresh and firm, with a minimum 25-year future. Drink By: 2038. Score – 94. (James Halliday, winecompanion.com.au, July 27, 2015) $19.95

Release Date:August 6, 2016
Alcohol/Vol 14.5% Made in: Victoria, Australia By:Best’s Wines Pty Ltd Sugar Content:6 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: D – Dry Style: Full-bodied & Firm Varietal:Shiraz/Syrah Description: 2016 marks the 150th anniversary since Henry Best purchased the property and began clearing the land and planting grape vines.
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2015 Evans & Tate Breathing Space Sauvignon Blanc

Pale in color with a nice grassy nose. On the mid paalte the wine displays some nice grassy notes to match the nose. On the medium length finish there’s some nice citrus and grapefruit notes with crisp acidity. This is a softer gentler sauv blanc. Very food friendly. I would give it an 88 or so …

from the LCBO web site:
Evans & Tate Breathing Space Sauvignon Blanc — LCBO#: 447078
STYLE – Aromatic & Flavourful
Pale lemon colour; delicate aromas of citrus, mineral, passion fruit and honeydew melon fill the nose; the palate is dry, medium-bodied with balanced acidity and filled with citrus, grapefruit, herbal and snow pea flavours; clean finish with good length. $15.95
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