Monthly Archives: December 2015

Irony Small Lot Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Dark color with a dark cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice dark cherries to match the nose. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice smooth tannins along with some nice acidity. This … Continue reading

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2013 Ara Pathway Pinot Noir

I am coming to appreciate Pinot noirs more and more. They are very food friendly. And is a go to for me when it comes to turkey and the like. This one is in the general list at the LCBO … Continue reading

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2013 Flat rock Gravity Pinot Noir

Whenever someone asks for a recommendation for a Niagara Pinot this one has been on my list for years, a consistent varietal pinot. Garnet in color with a lovely varietal rustic nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some … Continue reading

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2014 Peninsula Ridge sauv blanc

I bought this one at the winery based on past years experience, without tasting it. In Niagara I better than most know that wines can vary year to year. Wine makers are learning, new wine makers are coming on the … Continue reading

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2011 Kacaba Barrel fermented Chard

Back in March 2013 we visited the winery and tasted this wine. Like a breeder not quite ready to let the puppies be removed from their mommy the assistant winemaker pleaded with us to let this age a bit before … Continue reading

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2012 Irony Merlot

Dark in color with a mild nose. On the mid palate the wine displays dark cherry notes. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice firm dry tannins with the dark cherries living on. This to my tastes … Continue reading

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2011 Kacaba Pinot Noir

Niagara does Pinot Noir well … And Kacaba are doing some great stuff. This is just one example of just that. Garnet in color with a lovely nose of soft red berries and rustic notes. On the mid palate the … Continue reading

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Gilmour Corazón Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Cabernet Franc 2012

Inky dark in color with a mild nose. But this is about the only thing mild about this wine. On the mid palate the wine displays some jammyness, along with some big bold fruits. Dark cherries, chocolate and the like. … Continue reading

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2013 Rodney Strong Russian River Pinot Noir

Nice garnet in color with a mild rustic nose. On the mid palate the wine is a traditional Pinot with nice rustic notes, some nice soft red berries, even a hint of cherry. The oak is noticeable as well. On … Continue reading

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2014 Mulderbosch chenin Blanc

Pale in color with a nice crisp nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with nice crisp, citrus notes. This is a super dry chennin, just the way I like them. On the medium length finish the … Continue reading

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2013 Stoneburn Sauv Blanc

Pale in color with a nice grassy nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice grassy notes to match the nose. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice smooth acidity. The wine is very food … Continue reading

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2012 Chateau Chantant mini review

Dark in color with a nice nose of black berries. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice black berries to match the nose. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice smooth tannins and dryness along … Continue reading

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