Monthly Archives: August 2015

2010 CVNE Tempranillo

Dark in color with a mild nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some mild red berry notes along with some lovely oak. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice dryness and tannins. I would give … Continue reading

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Nugan Estate McLaren Parish Vineyard Shiraz 2013

Inky dark in color with a nice nose of black berries and noticeable oak. On the mid palate this is a smoother shiraz, almost more syrah like. Nice black berries but no where near blueberries and maybe even a hint … Continue reading

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Chateau Ste. Michelle Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Ink dark in color with a lovely nose of cherries. On the mid palate the wine displays lovely cherries and cassis to match the nose backed almost immediately by some lively acidity. Medium in length the finish displays some nice … Continue reading

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2013 Lackey Shiraz

I last tried the 2012 Vintage of this wine and enjoyed it. This one is dark in color with a nice nose of black berries. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice black berries and blue berries. On … Continue reading

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Hunter 2013 Chardonnay mini review

Pale in color with a nice varietal nose of apple and pear. On the mid palate the wine has pear and apple to match the nose. This is more of a fruit forward chard. There’s little to no vanilla on … Continue reading

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Adelsheim Pinot Noir 2012 mini review

I tasted this one at the Pacific Midwest LCBO tasting event and it was the star of the show! Dark in color with a mild varietal nose of soft red berries and rustic notes. On the mid palate the wine … Continue reading

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2012 Middle Earth Pinot Noir mini review

Garnet in color with a nice varietal nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice rustic notes and light red berries. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice red berries that linger nicely in the … Continue reading

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Markham Chardonnay 2013

Pale in color with a lovely varietal nose with some nice pear and apple coming through. On the mid palate this is a nice smooth bold chard displaying nice pear and apple to match the nose along with some vanilla. … Continue reading

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13th Street Cabernet/Merlot 2012

Dark in color with a nice smooth nose of red berries. On the mid palate the wine displays some lovely dark red cherries. On the medium length finish the wine displays some lovely dryness and smooth tannins. We paired it … Continue reading

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Fielding Estate Bottled Chardonnay 2013

Pale in color with a mild nose of apple. On the mid palate the wine displays some apple, pear and a hint of vanilla. This one, sadly, is no where near as good as the 2012 IMHO. There’s some firm … Continue reading

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2010 Haselgrove First Press Shiraz

Inky dark in color with a mild nose of black berries. On the mid palate the wine displays some intense black berries to match the nose. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice pepper and spices along … Continue reading

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Poplar Grove Reserve Chardonnay 2011 mini review

Pale in color with a mild nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some lovely bold fruit, apple, pear and some nice vanilla and butterscotch. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice oak and a hint … Continue reading

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