Monthly Archives: January 2018

Chanson Réserve du Bastion Pinot Noir 2014

This is another in the new wave of clearly labelled (albeit blandly labelled) French wines with the grape clearly lablled. It’s an AOC. Garnet in color with a nice rustic nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some lovely … Continue reading

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Ca’ Momi Merlot 2015

Dark in color with a a mild cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some rich bold cherry notes. This wine’s fruit intensity is over the top. On the medium length finish the wine displays some mild pepper … Continue reading

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Tussock Jumper Chenin Blanc 2017

Pale in color with a minerally nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with loads of crisp dry minerality coming through. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice lively acidity and maybe some citrus … Continue reading

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2015 Kir Yianni Paranga Red Vdp Macedonia

This is another of the Greek wines, I chose this one again because of the grape. The wine is Merlot (50%), Xinomavro (25%), Syrah (25%). Inky dark in color with nice mild black berry and wood nose. On the mid … Continue reading

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2016 Lakeview Cellars Vidal Icewine

Oh Icewine, how you are amazing in your velvety structure and and sweetness. Shame I became a type-1 diabetic this past year and have tried to avoid all things sugary, but Icewine gets a special treatment. This special nectar is … Continue reading

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Perlage Pinot Grigio 2016

The LCBO release before Christmas is packed with expensive wines for gifts. Not a release to look for bargains. The release just after Christmas, this one in fact, is called a value release when you realize your credit cards are … Continue reading

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Tsantali Reserve Rapsani 2013

I recognized the Xinomavro grape from a previous Greek red I loved. Dark in color with a mild black cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with lovely black cherries coming through. On the medium length … Continue reading

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2016 Trius Barrel fermented chard

Pale to golden in color with a nice apple/pear nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice pear and apple to match the nose along with some slightly smokey and some mild flint coming. I have to say … Continue reading

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2015 Indomita Zardoz cab (mini review)

Another one from the Chilean wine fest … Dark in color with a nice cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with bold, rich cherries coming through. On the medium length finish the wine displays some … Continue reading

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