Monthly Archives: September 2015

2011 Cheval-Quancard Reserve Bordeaux Blanc

This wine shows a refreshing change … a French wine that CLEARLY displays the wine type on the label. In this case a Sauv blanc/Semillon blend. In the past French wines have relied on the consumer to be savvy enough … Continue reading

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Sagelands Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Dark in color with a mild nose of red berries and oak. On the mid palate the wine displays lovely rich bold dark cherries. On the med length finish the wine displays noticeable alcohol and firm acidity and tannins. I … Continue reading

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Niagara on the Lake visit and Chateau des Charmes Paul Bosc Sauv Blanc

We are fortunate in Toronto to live close to a number of wine regions. Here in Ontario they are broken down into 5 appellations (regions). If your planning a trip to any Ontario wineries the place to start your planning … Continue reading

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Château La Roche Bazin 2011

Dark in color with a mild nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some dark berry fruits along with noticeable oak. On the medium length finish the wine shows some light tannins and noticeable oak and smooth acidity. I … Continue reading

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Wither Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Pale in color with a mild citrus nose. On the mid palate the wine displays citrus and lemony notes to match the nose. Straight out of the fridge the wine was too cold and the finish was on the lighter … Continue reading

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2013 Whoa Nelly Pinot Noir

Garnet in color with a mild nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice soft red berries along with some varietal rustic notes. On the medium length finish it has some nice fine smooth tannins along with the … Continue reading

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Oyster Bay Pinot Noir 2014

Garnet in color with a varietal rustic nose. On the mid palate the wine dislays varietal raspberry and some gently earthy and rustic notes. On the medium length finish the light red fruits linger nicely with smooth gentle tannins. This … Continue reading

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2013 Peniunsula Ridge Sauv Blanc

Pale in color with a mild nose of grapefruit and citrus. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with nice pink grapefruit being dominant. On the medium length finish the nice tartness lingers in the mouth with some … Continue reading

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Paco & Lola Albariño 2013

Pale in color with a nice nose of crisp minerality. On the mid palate the wine spot on matches the nose with crisp minerality, some nice zesty citrus notes and straight out of the bottle a hint of flint. The … Continue reading

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Château des Moines Menodin 2010

Dark in color with a nice nice of red cherries. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice red cherries to match the nose along with some nice oaky notes. On the medium length finish the wine displays some … Continue reading

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2010 Fielding Cab/Merlot

Dark in color with a mild nose. On the mid palate the wine displays expressive dark cherries along with some plummy notes. On the medium length finish the wine is nice and dry with some nice complexity lingering in the … Continue reading

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Nobilo Icon Pinot Noir 2013

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

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