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Wines of the Week for May 9, 2019

Gérard Bertrand La Clape Syrah Carignan Mourvèdre 2016 (Languedoc, $19.95, Vintages #370262): Dense purple colour; cedary, spicy, herbal , blackberry nose with notes of pepper; medium to full-bodied, dry and savoury, firmly structured with black olive and black plum flavours, … Continue reading

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Wines of the Week for May 2, 2019

  Loosen Bros Riesling Dr. L 2016 (Mosel, $14.95, Vintages #599274): Pale straw in colour; minerally, honeyed grapefruit bouquet; light-bodied with a faint spritz; honeyed grapefruit flavour ending on an note of apple. Good value. (88.5) Flat Rock Cellars Riesling … Continue reading

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Wines of the Week for April 25, 2019

Robert Mondavi Chardonnay 2015 (Napa Valley; $29.95, Vintages #310409): Light straw in colour; toasty, spicy nose of peach and apple with a forest floor note; medium-bodied, dry, apple, lemon, pear flavours with well-integrated oak: very Burgundian in style, lovely mouth … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 708: Bench 1775 in Naramata, BC

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Wines of the Week for May 17, 2018

Trius Barrel-Fermented Chardonnay 2016, Niagara ($19.95, Vintages #251470) Winemaker Craig Macdonald makes rich and compelling Chardonnays. His Barrel-Fermented Chardonnay 2016 is a wine that’s drinking well now but will age beautifully with a year or two in bottle. Bright straw … Continue reading

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