Tag Archives: Vineland Estates

A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 823: Legacy and Tinhorn Creek

Brian Schmidt, the winemaker at Vineland Estates has created a fascinating Cabernet Franc using a solera system. He calls it Legacy and it’s produced from vines planted in 2010 on a south-facing slope of the Bo-Teek vineyard, adjacent to the … Continue reading

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680 NEWS wine reviews – January 19–21, 2018

Pascual Toso Estate Malbec 2015 Here’s an affordable Malbec from Argentina that punches above its weight in the flavour department: Pascual Toso Estate Malbec 2015. Dense purple in colour, this easy-drinking Malbec offers a spicy plum nose with vanilla oak … Continue reading

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Wines of the Week for January 4, 2018

Three wines to be released on Saturday, January 6th, 2018. Alvear Cream Sherry (Montilla-Moriles) $16.95 (Vintages #515791) Deep amber in colour; sweet, nutty nose of dried figs; full-bodied, off-dry, rich and spicy fig and nut flavours; great intensity here with … Continue reading

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