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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
Kacaba Vineyards Cabernet Franc 2019 (Niagara Escarpment, $33.15) Deep ruby in colour with a purple hue; cedary, toasty, spicy, tobacco nose of plum and blueberry; medium-bodied, dry, savoury, red plum and cherry flavours carried on fresh acidity. Nicely balanced, with … Continue reading
December 1st: I was invited to a tasting put on by the Port Dalhousie Underground – sixteen wines, mainly sweet. Here is the list, which doesn’t include the half-bottle I found in my cellar.