Wine Review – 2014 Iconoclast Syrah – 2014 Riverview Angelina’s Reserve Gewurztraminer

Wine Review – 2014 Iconoclast Syrah – 2014 Riverview Angelina’s Reserve Gewurztraminer

2014 Riverview Angelina’s Reserve Gewurztraminer – Vintages 511642 – $17.15 – ***½+ – This wine is truly all about the texture and the acidity. There is a bit of sweetness that starts to creep up after you take your first sip, but it’s immediately washed away by nice acidity. The aromas and flavours are rose petal and tropical with a nice spicy note that brings up the rear. 2014 Iconoclast Syrah – Vintages 471797 –…

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Cuvée 2015 – is it too early to set my calendar for 2016?

Cuvée 2015 – is it too early to set my calendar for 2016?

The question you answer for the next few days after Cuvée is “What was your favorite wine?”… Truthfully I can’t answer.  Cuvée is hosted at the Fallsview Casino.  It is one of the events that I look forward to every year.  You take as many wineries as you can fit into the event space and they each bring their favorite wine to pour.  The best part about this is that it is completely subjective and…

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Eye on Riverview

2012 Riverview Angelina’s Reserve Gewurztraminer – $18.95 – I love a great Gewurztraminer, it’s one of those white wines that I enjoy year round.  It’s a perfect match for Perogies in the winter and great to sip on the patio in the summer.  This is a very intense Gewurztraminer, there is very intense rose on the nose.  The flavours are very intense tropical with lychee and rosewater with just slight sweetness on the finish.  Hard…

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Wine Review August 3, 2013 – Riverview Cellars Sauvignon Blanc 2012 – Featherstone Cabernet Franc 2011

Riverview Cellars Sauvignon Blanc 2012 – VINTAGES 351494 – $16.95 – I spend early July ringing in Canada day in northern Manitoba fishing, so I have been drinking a lot of Sauvignon Blanc!  Sauvignon Blanc just screams seafood to me when I’m drinking it, but it’s also a very easy wine to sit and drink on it’s own.  This is another great Sauvignon Blanc loaded with herbaceous flavours reminiscent of great New Zealand Sauvignon blanc…

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Mother’s Day May 11, 2013 – Gewurztraminer Special!

When I’m describing wine I will talk about certain aromas that I detect in the glass.  Sometimes it’s really easy to detect Cherry in a bottle of Pinot Noir… other times not so much.  For Mothers’ Day I have selected a panel of Gewurztraminer.  It’s hard to say (and spell) but very easy to enjoy!  The reason being that Gewurz generally has strong aromas of Roses.  You can often detect floral bouquets in wine (especially…

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Wine Review February 12, 2012 – Valentine’s Day Dine In or Out? 2009 Riverview Cellars Angelina’s Reserve Chardonnay – 2010 Norman Hardie County Cabernet Franc

If you still haven’t made plans for Valentine’s Day do not fret I am here to help you.  It’s not too late to pick up some chocolate and great Pinot Noir from last week’s Wine Review (click here).  Now I have a couple of great wines and options for you this week.  I love to cook and put together a fantastic meal built around a great Chardonnay.  I have also found a restaurant that has…

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