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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 865: Kacaba & Township 7

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

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 860: Port Dalhousie Underground Tasting

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.

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 858: Israel, part II

Wednesday, October 19th: We couldn’t get breakfast at the Alegra Hotel because the hotel’s chef lived in an Arab village that had been put under lockdown for security reasons. The manager gave us a voucher to eat at the Mala … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 851: Township 7 in Naramata, Okanagan Valley

Township 7 Pinot Gris 2021 Bright, pale straw colour; minerally, peach pit nose; medium-bodied, dry, elegant, fresh and lively on the palate with a white peach flavour. (90) Township 7 Benchmark Series Riesling 2019 (Fool’s Gold Estate, North Oliver) Bright, … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 834: A Paper Bottle?

Cantina Goccia 3Q 2018 (Umbria) A blend of Sangiovese with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Medium ruby colour; medicinal nose of chocolate and plum; medium-bodied, dry, earthy, plum and black cherry flavours with a dark chocolate finish. (88) The bottle is … Continue reading

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