Tag Archives: Tony Aspler

Wine of the Week for December 5, 2019

Cyan de Matarromera Prestigio 2006 (Toro, Spain) ($24.95, Vintages #11133) Deep purple in colour; cedary, spicy, black fruits, vanilla and tobacco nose with a smoky note; full-bodied, dry, rich and full on the palate with savoury plum, dark chocolate and licorice … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 748: Rosewood

Tasted wines from Rosewood Estates Winery and Meadery in Beamsville:

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Wines of the Week for November 27, 2019

Ego Bodegas El Goru 2018 (Jumilla, Spain – $13.95, Vintages #443945) A true bargain! A blend of Monastrell, Syrah and Petit Verdot. Deep ruby in colour; spicy, toasty, lightly smoky nose of baked plums; medium to full-bodied, dry. Spicy and … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 747: Martin’s Lane and Other Wines

Martin’s Lane is Anthony Von Mandl’s homage to his late father, a spectacular winery that specializes in Riesling and Pinot Noir. Winemaker Shane Munn produces some of Canada’s finest wines here.

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 745: A Whole Lot of Tasting Goin’ On

Flat Rock Cellars Nadja’s Vineyard Riesling 2018 (Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara – $24.95, Vintages Nov. 23 release) Bright, very pale straw colour; minerally, stony, lightly floral nose of honey and lemon zest; light-bodied, just off-dry, pink grapefruit flavour with lively … Continue reading

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