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Trius Brut

I was walking out of Longos just before New Years eve and they were sampling this bubbly. And one must have a bubbly to bring in the new year. Pale in color with a nice apple/pear nose. On the mid … Continue reading

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2017 Trius Cab Franc

I was wandering out of the grocery store and grabbed this one, solely for convenience. I hadn’t noticed it was a 2017, I guess it didn’t spend a lot time (if any) in Oak? Dark in color with a fruity … Continue reading

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Trius Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2016

Slightly golden in color with a mild apple/pear nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice apple and pear to match the nose. On the medium length finish the wine displays some slightly creamy notes, and some vanilla. … 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 Trius Sauvignon Blanc

Pale in color with a nice citrus nose. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice smooth citrus notes. It’s a softer gentler sauv blanc. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice food friendly acidity … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Trius 2011 Red

I’ve had this wine from a number of vintages so didn’t hesitate to blindly grab this one. Dark in color with a mild nose of rich red berries coming through. The nose gives little hint of what’s to come. On … Continue reading

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2011 Trius Sauv Blanc

As regular readers of my posts know I am a lover of Sauv Blancs. Good ones are tremendously food friendly, versatile wines. If a white is called for more often than not I reach for a Sauv Blanc! The 2008 … Continue reading

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2010 Trius Barrel fermented Chardonnay

My frequent readers know I’m a big fan of California style chards. I enjoy the Inniskillin Three Vineyard chard as well as the J Lohr Riverstone chard. I was walking out of the grocery store and they have a wine … Continue reading

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TRIUS RED 2007

A friend of mine Vik gave me this wine, thanks Vik! Consistently year after year Hllebrand does a good job with this wine. They manage to take the wild tannins that are prolific in Niagara and tame them into an … Continue reading

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Trius Cabernet Sauvignon 2007?

I had this wine at Casey’s before a leaf game. I paired it with dark meat rotisserie chicken and rice. I quite enjoyed the wine. Terroir is big in Niagara and this wine bears little resemblance to Napa Cab but … Continue reading

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Trius Dry Reisling 2007

I enjoyed the Trius Dry Reisling  2007 at Fazooli’s before the Society for American wine Zin in the city event. It was a lovely crisp Resiling with a lovely bit of complexity. A bargain for $13.95. It went well with a … Continue reading

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2003 Trius Red

This will be my first attempt at blogging via my blackberry as the only method (aka write and post from berry). Simply put, I am traveling so much these days that doing reviews has become nearly impossible. So when I … Continue reading

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Peninsula Ridge Beal Vineyard Reserve Merlot 2016

Dark in color with a mild nose. On the mid palate there’s some mild cherry and plum notes. On the medium length finish the wine displays some smooth tannins and acidity, nice and dry. This is a fruit forward, varietal … Continue reading

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2010 Hidden Bench La Brunante

This past weekend started on the Friday with the iconic ’09 Insignia so I thought on Saturday it would be worth pulling out one of the best Bordeaux style blends Canada has to offer. A great many Ontarians, let alone … Continue reading

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Do not be a snob towards Niagara wines when you know NOTHING about them (and other rants, well not really)

If I had a dollar for every single person that tells me they are wine collectors/lovers in Toronto who know NOTHING about the Niagara wine region that is a mere hour south of them, I’d be a rich, very rich … Continue reading

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2007 Fielding Estate Meritage

A bit of a shorter write up tonight, apologies to Fielding Estates in advance but a busy Saturday and prep for a week away has eaten into my time to blog. Fielding followed Angels Gate on the 6th day and … Continue reading

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2007 Thirty Bench Small Lot Chardonnay

A good spot to start off with for this review is to state that Thirty Bench is a winery that is owned by the same group that owns Hillebrand, Trius and Peller Estates, Andrew Peller Ltd. Despite the fear that … Continue reading

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Top Threes of 2009 – Third Place

2009 was a good year in the CWG household. While I was away for just over half the year (mostly on business) some great wine and food were consumed, and some great sights seen. The year started in Rome and … Continue reading

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Hillebrand 2007 Ghost Creek Riesling

We picked this one up at the winery in the spring of this year. Hilldebrand along with their Trius brand are making some consistently great wines in Niagara. This one tickled our fancy at the winery and it has held … Continue reading

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CWG’s Sabbatical OVER!

Well sort of! I am back from a longer then usual business trip and with a few pictures and comments to fill the blank space until a new review. Here we go: Had these three wines the night before I … Continue reading

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Hillebrand Winter Glow Dinner (Part 2)

What a relaxing and lazy weekend as I am sure by the lack of information/blogging was apparent. This is the ‘real’ write up on the Hillebrand Winery Restaurant event we went to on Saturday evening. Events like this one are … Continue reading

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David Brubeck Quartet

Since it has been crazy busy here (will not let up till next week so the reviews will be scarce) I will do a quick update on the concert we went to last night at the Four Seasons Center for … Continue reading

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