Posts Tagged ‘red wine’

Tawse Winery: Cabernet Merlot

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Friday, March 27th, 2020
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2013 Cabernet Merlot

$21.95
Niagara

Savvy Sommelier Tasting Notes: A blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon, this was aged for 18 months in French oak. There are flavours of tobacco, cedar, dark fruit, and a long fruit-forward finish. This has been cellared to a perfect point – buy it now, drink it now!

Suggested Food Pairing: Tawse suggests to enjoy with a hearty meal, such as a Sunday roast, burgers, or lasagna.

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Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery: The Chestnut Tree Cabernet Franc

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Friday, March 27th, 2020
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2016 The Chestnut Tree Cabernet Franc

$39.95
Niagara

A tasting crew fave, there’s a fantastic story behind the name that involves the eponymous tree, a riding crop, and Jesse James! This Sue-Ann Staff wine won a Silver Medal from Decanter Magazine, which awarded it a stunning 92 points.

Savvy Sommelier Tasting Notes: The wine has dark Christmas cake flavours, rich dark fruit, medium tannins and acidity, and loads of flavours. It’s a winner!

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Southbrook Vineyards: Laundry Vineyard Gamay

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Friday, March 27th, 2020
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2017 Laundry Vineyard Gamay

$29.75
Niagara-on-the-Lake

Savvy Sommelier Tasting Notes: With flavours of red cherries and red licories, this has surprising tannins and lots of food-friendly acid.

Suggested Food Pairing: It’s perfect with turkey; we suggest serving it slightly chilled.

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Reif Estate Winery: Shiraz

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Friday, March 27th, 2020
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2017 Shiraz

$18.95
Niagara-on-the-Lake

This estate-grown wine was aged for 6 months in French oak.

Savvy Sommelier Tasting Notes: It’s very complex, with dark cherries and mint notes dominating, but vanilla and black pepper in the background. Well balanced medium tannins and medium acidity lead to a long dark cherry finish.

Suggested Food Pairing: Reif suggests to pair with grilled vegetable pizza or pink peppercorn crusted pork tenderloin.

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Legends Estates Winery: Malbec Reserve

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Friday, March 27th, 2020
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2012 Malbec Reserve

$26.50
Niagara

Savvy Sommelier Tasting Notes: You’ll love the blueberry and caramel flavours in this wine, along with dark cherries and smoke. No fear, though: it’s big and dry with loads of tannins to round out the flavours.

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KIN Vineyards: Understory Marechal Foch

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Friday, March 27th, 2020
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2017 Understory Marechal Foch

Aged for 5 months in French Oak at KIN Vineyards, this is full bodied big red wine.

Savvy Sommelier Tasting Notes: Dark fruit, forest floor, and a lot of smokiness, it’s mouthwatering and chewy.

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Keint-He Estates: Portage Pinot Noir

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Friday, March 27th, 2020
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2014 Portage Pinot Noir

$25
Prince Edward County

Keint-He harvested fruit from each of their four estate Pinot Noir blocks and vinified and aged each individually. They were each aged in a mix of old and new French oak and then the group was carefully blended into this complex, flavourful wine.

Savvy Sommelier Tasting Notes: With a nose of earth and red cherries, the palate has more tart cherry and smoke with notes of dried spice and minerality.

Suggested Food Pairing: Enjoy with roasted meat dishes, such as seasoned rosemary chicken, or switch it up with meat lovers pizza!

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Karlo Estates: Marquette

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Friday, March 27th, 2020
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2017 Marquette

$20
Prince Edward County

Marquette is one of the most popular hybrid grape varieties developed by the University of Minnesota’s cold-climate research centre. It produces lovely, full-bodied red wines that thrive in our chilly climes, making it a common sight in the Ottawa Valley, Nova Scotia, and elsewhere. This Marquette was grown in the former 33 Vines vineyard, and is 100% Prince Edward County fruit.

Estate grown, aged for 10 months in mostly French oak, there’s a load of fruit here: blackberries, figs, and plum, with mint, tobacco and the light gameyness that Marquette is known for.

Savvy Sommelier Tasting Notes: Typical of Marquettes, this has lots of dark cherries, dried fruit, tobacco, and coffee on the nose and palate. It’s rich, with high tannins and acid both. It’s a very satisfying, full-bodied wine that will please a crowd!

The tannins are light and the acidity tart. It has a satisfying sour cherry finish.

Suggested Food Pairing: The wine-maker recommends serving this with any traditional Italian fare, such as pasta with tomato sauce.

Cellaring: Ready to drink now, this can be laid down for up to 3 years.

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Di Profio Estate Wines: Cabernet Merlot

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Friday, March 27th, 2020
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2015 Cabernet Merlot

$23.95
Niagara-on-the-Lake

Savvy Sommelier Tasting Notes: This is a very France-style wine, with cedar and red cherries, mint, and plum.

Suggested Food Pairing: It’s lovely on the palate and very easy drinking, with food or all on its own.

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Di Profio Estate Wines: What the Doctor Ordered (Gamay)

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Friday, March 27th, 2020
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2016 What the Doctor Ordered (Gamay)

SPECIAL! (reg $21.95) $19.95
Niagara-on-the-Lake

Made from 25 year old Gamay Noir vines, this Di Profio wine won honours at the 2018 Intervin show. And deservedly so!

Savvy Sommelier Tasting Notes: Dark plum, Christmas cake, black pepper – here’s a big, fruity-forward wine. It’s well balanced and finishes tart and fruity.

Suggested Food Pairing: Enjoy with BBQ’d burgers and seasoned grilled vegetables.

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