Oct 28 – 2013 Marynissen Platinum Chardonnay – 2013 Cave Spring Cabernet Franc

Oct 28 – 2013 Marynissen Platinum Chardonnay – 2013 Cave Spring Cabernet Franc

2013 Marynissen Platinum Chardonnay – Vintages 471532 – $25.00 – **** – If you’re not a fan of oaked Chardonnay you may want to take a pass on this bottle. That being said this bottle does offer tropical fruit, oranges with butterscotch and woodsmoke. The key to this wine is to be mindful of serving temperature. If you serve this too cold it will come off tasting a little like popsicle sticks. However serve this…

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Sep 16 – Megalomaniac Bubblehead – 2013 Maynissen Merlot

Sep 16 – Megalomaniac Bubblehead – 2013 Maynissen Merlot

Megalomaniac Bubblehead – $29.95 – **** – This wine is NV but it would seem the currant bottles are a little darker pink that I remember. The nose has a bit of funk to it, but there is nice Cherry and Cranberry coming out of the glass. There is a hint of sweetness that tries to take hold of the back of your tongue, but the bright crisp acidity keeps the palate clean and refreshed….

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Harvest Ontario – iYellow Wine Club

Harvest Ontario – iYellow Wine Club

Someone found a new favorite wine on November 5th. At the Great Hall in Toronto sixteen wineries arrived to share a piece of the harvest with the city. I had never been to the great hall but the venue was great for a walk around tasting. The iYellow crew really pulled off a fantastic event. The best thing about having wineries come to the city is for many of us we fall into a rut…

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Marynissen (June 2015)

Marynissen (June 2015)

Marynissen isn’t a winery that many people are talking about these days. I have heard from other writer and people about the glory days of the winery and how great the wines were in the 90’s. Marynissen owns the oldest commercially planted Cabernet Sauvignon vines in the province. The winery has new ownership and the winemaking has been taking over by Gord Robert who was previously working at Stoney Ridge. I thought that it was…

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