2015 Rockway Vineyards Red – 2014 Mission Hill Reserve Pinot Gris

2015 Rockway Vineyards Red – 2014 Mission Hill Reserve Pinot Gris

2014 Mission Hill Reserve Pinot Gris – Vintages 537076 – $24.95 – ***½ – This is truly summer captured in a glass. The fruit is pear and peach on the nose and on the palate. There is a delightful mineral note that forms the backbone to this wine and makes this very food friendly for lighter fare from the grill. This is a great wine for a fish fry at the cottage or paired with…

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Terroir and Beef

Terroir and Beef

I love the word terroir. Terroir basically has to do with what affects the flavour of a wine. The soil, weather, and climate all have an effect on the fruit that comes from the vine that ends up in your bottle. I have given a lot to how Terroir can apply to everything we eat. I am shameless about the fact I grew up in Saskatchewan, and when I moved to Ontario I noticed immediately…

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Wine Review November 9, 2013 – 2012 Rockway Small Lot White Assemblage – 2008 Viewpointe Cabernet Franc

2008 Viewpointe Cabernet Franc – Vintages 359299 – $18.95 – It’s been awhile since I’ve had a chance to taste the wines from Lake Erie North Shore.  This is a great value from the vintages section.  There is a lot going on in the bottle with this wine flavours of Black Currant, Plum and Smoke.  Smokey flavours from the barrel are what is dominant in this wine.  The finish is very smooth making this very…

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Wine Review March 30, 2013 – 2010 Cave Spring Chardonnay Musqué – 2010 Rockway Vineyards Small Lot Reserve Red Assemblage

2010 Cave Spring Chardonnay Musqué – VINTAGES 246579 – $15.95 – Musqué just feels like spring.  Aromas of wildflowers that fill your nose to the point where you can close your eyes and picture yourself in a beautiful spring field.  Flavours on this wine lean towards citrus with flavours that hang around.  I would pair this with all sorts of Asian Cuisine, maybe your Ham for Easter or enjoy it on it’s own.  2010 Rockway…

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