Wine Profile:Eurovintage – Releases for Summer

Wine Profile:Eurovintage – Releases for Summer

2016 Remy Pannier Muscadet – LCBO 13821 – $15.20 – **** – The problem I have with Muscadet is that it generally needs to be paired with food. This Muscadet, on the other hand, is welcoming and approachable. There is a nice citrus note, a grassiness and tons of mineral. So, this offers everything you should expect from Muscadet… but then there is this apple note that makes an appearance. Keep a bottle of this…

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Casa Dea – Oct 2016

Casa Dea – Oct 2016

2015 Dea’s Cuvée – $18.95 – **** – This is one of the best value wines in the province bar none. You will hear me talk about “Just Because” Sparkling wines with my meals and get-togethers, this is one of those wines. There is a hint of sweetness in the glass but the bright crisp acidity helps keep the wine in check. There are nice aromas of rising bread and the flavours are lime and…

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Remy Pannier

Remy Pannier

Here are a trio of french wines that will make great additions to your patio, dock or summer entertaining in general.  You don’t need to spend a lot of money to get decent french wine. Rosé D’Anjou – LCBO 12641 – $14.00 ($13.00 until May 24, 2015) – ***1/2+ – The aromas of strawberry climb right out of the glass.  I poured this for some company and I could smell the wine clearly without having…

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iYellow Muscadet Night

A couple weeks ago I got a chance to check out the Muscadet night hosted by the iYellow Wine Club as part of their Wines of France Wine School events they have been hosting since late January.  The iYellow events are perfect if you’re looking to get into wine… but by no means is this basic wine knowledge.  What is great about the French wine events is that they are going very in depth and…

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