Category Archives: Wines of the Week

Wines of the Week for December 21, 2017

Ilok Cellars Grasvina 2016 (Croatia) $13.95 (Vintages #517474) We don’t see many wines from Croatia coming through the LCBO but this one is worthy of your consideration. Grasevina is what the Croatians call Welschriesling which – just to confuse you … Continue reading

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Wines of the Week for December 14, 2017

Fowles Wine Farm To Table Cabernet Merlot 2015 (Victoria, Australia) $15.95 (LCBO #436964) Deep ruby in colour with a spicy, blackcurrant, blackberry and cedary nose; medium-bodied, dry, savoury black fruit and peppery flavours with fresh acidity; well-balanced, fruity but firmly … Continue reading

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Wines of the Week for December 7, 2017

Torres Altos Ibericos 2014 (Rioja) $12.95 until December 31 (LCBO #527291) 100% Tempranillo wine from Spain’s Rioja region. Deep ruby in colour it shows a cedary, cherry nose with sandalwood and floral notes; it’s medium-bodied and dry; expect elegant, savoury, … Continue reading

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Wines of the Week for November 23, 2017

Three wines from Vintages, to be release Saturday, November 25th Tawse Sketches of Niagara Riesling 2015 (Ontario) $18.95 (Vintages #89029) A very reliable Riesling in vintage after vintage. Pale straw in colour; spicy, minerally nose of honeyed grapefruit; light-bodied, off-dry, … Continue reading

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Wines of the Week for November 16, 2017

Today the LCBO releases 2017 Beaujolais Nouveau. There are ten new wines altogether, including two Novellos for Italy and two new wines from Reif winery in Ontario. If Beaujolais Nouveau is a harbinger of the quality of the red Burgundy … Continue reading

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