2012 Trius Sauv Blanc

It’s been a bit since I reviewed this wine so I decided to give it a whirl as I passed by the wine store at the grocery store. Pale in color with a nice nose of grapefruit and some grassy notes. On the mid pallet the wine displays grapefruit to match the nose. The flavor is by no means sharp like some. The wine is on the lighter side of medium in length on the finish. I would give the wine an 88-89. Very nice and quite food friendly. We paired it with seared ahi tuna with sesame oil and soya sauce and it went well. I always find sauv blancs are good choice for meals with an Asian lean to them and this one was no exception.

From the LCBO web site
TRIUS SAUVIGNON BLANC VQA LCBO 221804 | 750 mL bottle Price $ 13.95
Made in: Ontario, Canada By: Andres Wines Ltd
12.7% Alcohol/Vol. Style: Light & Crisp Sugar Content: 5 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: XD – Extra Dry

Tasting Note
pale straw colour; lemon and grapefruit with mineral, gooseberry and grass aromas; dry, medium body; fresh lemon flavour with a long crisp finish.

From the winery’s web site:
Gold Medal Winner! This refreshing Sauvignon Blanc is a summer favourite and the most popular white wine at Trius!

Fresh and lively flavours of grapefruit, lemon, lime and gooseberry dance on the palate with a touch of grassy notes on the refreshing finish. Sip and enjoy!

Delightful with summer gazpacho, goat cheese and roasted pepper stuffed pitas, summer salads, lemon parsley chicken, delicate fish fillets with fresh herbs, shellfish and sushi.

Gold Medal – All Canadian Wine Championships, 2013


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