Wine Review – 2016 Rosewood Sussreserve Riesling – 2014 13th Street Sandstone Vineyard Gamay Noir

Wine Review – 2016 Rosewood Sussreserve Riesling – 2014 13th Street Sandstone Vineyard Gamay Noir

2016 Rosewood Sussreserve Riesling – Vintages 258806 – $15.95 – **** – Well this is something different – a little more serious – a little more complex. I have long used the Sussreserve as a go-to when talking about Ontario Riesling, it was straight-forward and easy drinking. It would seem that the 2016 didn’t get the memo. What we have is something that has nice depth and complexity that previous vintages didn’t bring to the…

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Hinterbrook (Spring/Summer 2015)

Hinterbrook (Spring/Summer 2015)

Things have been quiet at Hinterbrook for the past couple years. The winery has changed hands and I was curious about what has happened to the wines under new direction. It would seem that the winery is indeed still in good hands. 2013 Cabernet Franc – Winery Only – $19.95 – **** – Elegant with nice savoury notes on the nose and in the glass. This is a solid offering at a reasonable price. Lots…

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May 13 – 2015 Rosewood Süssreserve Riesling – 2012 Tawse Sketches of Niagara Cabernet/Merlot

May 13 – 2015 Rosewood Süssreserve Riesling – 2012 Tawse Sketches of Niagara Cabernet/Merlot

2015 Rosewood Süssreserve Riesling – Vintages 258806 – $14.95 – ****+ – Easy drinking and loaded with fresh apple flavours. This Riesling is made by adding some unfermented juice back to the finished wine. The idea is you’re going to add a little more fresh flavours to the finished product. The süssreserve from Rosewood is always something to look forward to, but this year is truly outstanding. Perfectly balanced acidity with a nice touch of…

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August 8 – 2014 Rosewood Süssreserve Riesling – 2012 Colio Bricklayer’s Reward Block 3 Merlot

August 8 – 2014 Rosewood Süssreserve Riesling – 2012 Colio Bricklayer’s Reward Block 3 Merlot

2014 Rosewood Süssreserve Riesling – Vintages 258806 – $14.95 – **** – Off-dry and well balanced. There is a very fresh feel to this wine as it has some unfermented Riesling juice added to the wine. It’s easy drinking, and is incredibly versatile with most foods. I could see myself pairing this with everything but maybe a steak. It will make a perfect pairing to chicken or pork dishes of any kind. The flavours are peach,…

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