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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 711: Tenuta San Guido

Recently I went to a Tenuta San Guido tasting at Don Alfonso at 19 Toronto Street. Here are my notes:

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 707: Okanagan Valley Wines

Wines I tasted this past week:

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 705: Château Le Puy

I had lunch recently with Harold Langlais of Château Le Puy, the only Bordeaux property I know that has Carménère in its vineyard (1 hectare). They also have 3 hectares of Semillon and some Ugni Blanc planted. Le Puy, in … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 704: Catch-Up Tasting

A miscellaneous selection of wines tasted over the past two weeks.

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 702: Versado

Wines tasted this week: Black Hills Carmenère 2016 (Southern Okanagan): deep purple colour; savoury, herbal nose of blackcurrants; medium-bodied, dry, blackcurrant flavour carried on lively acidity. (89) Franciscan Estate Chardonnay 2015 (Napa Valley, $25.95): Bright straw in colour; buttery, toasty … Continue reading

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