Lacey Estates – The Red Wines

Lacey Estates – The Red Wines

My last trip to Prince Edward County included a stop by Lacey Estates to check out some of their new releases. This small, family run winery is a detour in this year if you have never had the chance to stop by. One thing that has me excited is seeing some red wines coming from the stellar 2012 vintage being sold in large format bottles. I have jokes about this before, but I keep magnums…

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2014 Lacey Estates Pinot Gris

2014 Lacey Estates Pinot Gris

2014 Lacey Estates Pinot Gris – $19.95 – Winery Only – ****+ – It’s pink! It’s fluorescent pink in the bottle! But this is NOT a Rosé. It doesn’t happen often but you can get plain Pinot Gris with a pink hue. Pink Pinot Gris is a magic thing, and everyone needs to know about it. This wine offers up aromas of apples and melon. The best part about this wine is the texture. A…

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2014 Lacey Estates Gewürztraminer

2014 Lacey Estates Gewürztraminer

2014 Lacey Estates Gewürztraminer – Winery Only – $19.95 – ****1/2 – My favorite thing about this wine is easily the texture. With a tip of the cap to Alsace the oily texture on this wine fills your mouth from cheek to cheek while still holding onto nice acidity. The thing about a texture wine like this is that you need to be mindful of texture when pairing with food. The default settings for most…

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Chef and Somm: Jedi Level Wine Pairings

Chef and Somm: Jedi Level Wine Pairings

April 5th I was invited to a dinner hosted by Chef and Somm. This was the second time I have had the opportunity to enjoy a meal prepared by Chef Eyal Liebman and Sommelier Rebecca Meir-Liebman. You can read about my last meal here. Needless to say I was excited to have an opportunity to enjoy the meal and I did not leave disappointed. The attention to detail was apparent with a pairing of Mooshmallow…

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