November 14 – 2007 Union Forté – 2012 Stratus White

November 14 – 2007 Union Forté – 2012 Stratus White

2007 Union Forté – Vintages 361758 – $16.95 – ****+ – It’s been a while since I tasted this wine. It’s just as good as I remember. There is a slight nuttiness and dried fruit to it over baking spices. This is quite light on the palate even though it is a port with nice acidity to round out the wine. There is a nice long finish to this wine that just sticks around while the…

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Portugese Wines: A Learning Experience

Portugese Wines: A Learning Experience

Last month I attended a wines of Portugal tasting. Prior to a walk-around tasting there was a crash course seminar hosted by Master Sommelier John Szabo. I don’t know much about Portugese wines. For most people their knowledge of Portugese wines start and end with Port. There is obviously much more going on in Portugal than fortified wine. The seminar gave us a taste of ten wines — 4 White, 5 Red and 1 Port….

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Wine Review November 23, 2013 – Union Forté 2007 – Malivoire Table Wine 2011 Riesling

Union Forté 2007 – Vintages 361758 – $16.95 – This port style wine is a much buy for your holiday entertaining and for your own kitchen.  There is fantastic depth to this wine while not being too heavy.  There are flavours of plum and raisin with nice spice as well.  There is very nice acidity to balance out the sweetness.  Beware drinking too full glasses on a warm winter days because trust me … this…

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