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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 764: A Whole Lot of Tasting Going On

Rotari Brut 2014 (Trentino, Vintages #15679, $19.75) (80% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Noir, made in the classical method.) Pale straw colour; active mousse; toasty, apple and lemon bouquet; medium-bodied, dry, apple flavour with a honeyed note and crisp, citrus finish. … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 734: A Week’s Tasting

Huff Estates Pinot Grigio 2018 (Prince Edward County – $19): Pale straw colour; minerally, peach pit nose; medium-bodied, just off-dry, ripe white peach flavour with balancing acidity. (88.5) Huff Estates Merlot South Bay Vineyards 2017 ($30): Deep purple-ruby colour; lightly … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 694: County in the City

These are the wines I tasted this week (not counting the 56 sampled at the Vintages release tasting on Friday and 20 at the Prince Edward County tasting in Toronto on Thursday). William Hill Chardonnay 2016 (California North Coast – … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 681: Blind Tasting Competition

Monday, January 1st: A quiet day to start off the new year. Pinot the Wonderdog is chuffed that this is – according to the Chinese calendar – The Year of the Dog, a sentiment tempered by her insistence that every … Continue reading

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