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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 738: The Latest Tastes

Tasted on August 21st 2019:

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Wines of the Week for July 5, 2019

Manissy Tavel Rosé 2018 (Rhone Valley) ($16.90, LCBO new non-Vintages release #234542) Deep salmon pink colour; light minerally nose of wild strawberries; medium to full-bodied, dry, strawberry purée flavour with just a touch of sweetness in mid-palate and a thread … 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 733: My Tasting Week

Henry of Pelham Pinot Grigio 2018 (Niagara Peninsula – $14.95, LCBO #250217): Pale straw colour; minerally nose of white peach with a floral top note; medium-bodied, dry, peachy, well-balanced with lemony acidity giving the wine a long finish. Good value.  (88) Henry … Continue reading

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Wines of the Week for May 9, 2019

Gérard Bertrand La Clape Syrah Carignan Mourvèdre 2016 (Languedoc, $19.95, Vintages #370262): Dense purple colour; cedary, spicy, herbal , blackberry nose with notes of pepper; medium to full-bodied, dry and savoury, firmly structured with black olive and black plum flavours, … Continue reading

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