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Saturday, November 25th: South African–born Marlize Beyers debuted the first wine under her own label, The Long Way Home 2022, at the Niagara Custom Crush Studio (formerly Stoney Ridge Winery’s facility).
Deborah and I spent three days on Lake Muskoka in a friend’s cottage during which time we managed to demolish the following wines.
Sonora Desert Winery Mythology Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2020 (Okanagan Valley) 64% Sauvignon Blanc; 35% Semillon. Pale straw in colour; grassy, green plum and lanolin on the nose; medium-bodied, dry, beautifully balanced, gooseberry and green pineapple flavours. Reminiscent of a white … Continue reading
Emma Garner, winemaker at Thirty Bench invited me for a tasting of her Rieslings and reds. She is regarded in the region as the consummate Riesling producer. Thirty Bench Small Lot Steel Post Riesling 2020 Bright straw in colour with … Continue reading
Saw in the New Year with this excellent traditional method sparkler from Luxembourg: Bernard-Massard Cuvée de T’écusson Brut. A blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Noir and Riesling. Bready nose; medium-bodied, dry, well-extracted apple and pear flavours. (90) Other wines … Continue reading