Wine Review June 10, 2012 – 2010 Tawse Sketches of Niagara Chardonnay – 2009 Fielding Estates Red Conception

2009 Fielding Red Conception – $18.95 – LCBO 189183 – Where to start on this excellent Red blend… First the great thing about Fielding is everything about their label scream summer, their logo is a Muskoka Chair after all.  One of the great things about all these blends coming out of Ontario is there really are no rules about what you put in the bottle (I mean the Wildass Red I reviewed is a blend…

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Wine Review February 19, 2012 – Tawse 2009 Sketches of Niagara Chardonnay – Henry of Pelham 2010 Baco Noir

This week we’ve got wines to pair with nothing.  We have had a few weeks of over the top wine and food pairings but sometimes nothing goes together quite like the couch, the tv and a great glass of wine.  2009 Tawse Sketches of Niagara Chardonnay – VINTAGES 89037 – $19.95 –  I will be honest, I found this one by accident.  Last year I set on a mission to find a great barrel aged…

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Wine Review October 9, 2011 – Union White – Family Tree Red

Union White – LCBO 197145 – $13.95 – While this may not be the perfect match to your Turkey this will be the perfect wine to pair with appetizers or with your dessert.  It’s a blend of Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Gewurztraminer, and Chardonnay.  This wine has very crisp clean flavours and just enough acidity that it doesn’t linger in the mouth, so it will not conflict with anything that you’re serving.  This is a very…

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Wine Review October 2, 2011 – Harbour Estates Midnight – Inniskillin Barrel Aged Chardonnay

Inniskillin Barrel Aged Chardonnay – $14.95 – This is a well rounded Chardonnay with a perfect amount of oak.  It has a creamy buttery feel on the palette with a bit of acid on the finish so it doesn’t linger in the mouth too long.  This is a perfect easy drinking wine that would pair perfectly with Turkey or Chicken.  However with the acidity in this wine it does make it easy to pair with…

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Wine Review September 11, 2011 – Pelee Island Monarch – Strewn Barrel Aged Chardonnay

2009 Pelee Island Monarch – LCBO 107763 – $10.45 – This is an interesting blend of Baco Noir, Marechal Foch and Zweigelt.  Not a very typical combination of grapes.  As I aid this morning though this wine is one of the reasons I do my reviews featuring Ontario wines.  In my mind a good Baco Noir is the signature of Ontario.  The thing I love about Baco is the earthiness found in the bottle.  This…

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