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A Wine Lover’s Dairy, part 701: Great Tasting Week

Monday, July 9th: Tasted CedarCreek Meritage 2015 from the Okanagan: dense purple in colour with a cedary, blackcurrant and blueberry nose; medium-bodied, dry, fruity, blueberry flavour with a light floral note; beautifully balanced and long on finish. Tuesday, July 10th: … Continue reading

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680 NEWS wine reviews – December 22–24, 2017

Torres Altos Ibericos 2014 If you like the dark meat of the turkey, here’s the perfect Christmas match: Torres Altos Ibericos 2014, a 100% Tempranillo wine from Spain’s Rioja region. Deep ruby in colour, it shows a cedary, cherry nose … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, Part 677: Karl Kaiser

Monday, December 4th: Wrote up my 680 NEWS wine reviews and raked leaves in the back garden. For dinner, a bottle of Cloudline Pinot Noir 2015 (Oregon, $28.95 – ruby colour; a high-toned nose of cherries with earthy, floral notes; … Continue reading

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Wines of the Week for December 7, 2017

Torres Altos Ibericos 2014 (Rioja) $12.95 until December 31 (LCBO #527291) 100% Tempranillo wine from Spain’s Rioja region. Deep ruby in colour it shows a cedary, cherry nose with sandalwood and floral notes; it’s medium-bodied and dry; expect elegant, savoury, … Continue reading

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