Post-work, pre-packing snack featuring Alexana 2012 Pinot Noir. Blackberry, cherry, black tea, vanilla and baking spices on the nose. Medium bodied with a silky smooth mouth feel and great length. Was ab fab with last night’s stuffed baked zucchini.
My folks took a weekend in The County recently and came back excited to share some of their finds with me. We tasted a selection of lower to higher-quality wines in red and pinks with a complementary menu: Appetizers We started off the afternoon with a cheese plate complete with Black River goat cheddar and […]
Ravine Vineyard 2011 Chardonnay VQA Liquid gold wild ferment with a lovely, smooth buttery and fresh-baked bread oakiness. Excellent example of cool climate chardonnay with a nice minerality showing. Citrus and melon accents. Crowd pleaser. Around $20, available at the winery.
Wine: Grange of Prince of Edward County Estate Gamay VQA Year: 2010 Alcohol: 13% Price: $14.95 direct from the winery Toto, I don’t think we’re in Beaujolais anymore! This week’s wine is a unique Gamay from the cool climate of Prince Edward County. It’s very tart – like barely ripened raspberries and red currants – […]