Wine Review: Seriously Cool

Wine Review: Seriously Cool

2016 Seriously Cool Chardonnay – LCOB 457481 – $14.95 – **** – Bright and crisp with a nice mouthfeel. Unoaked Chardonnay of this calibre is anything but boring. The aromas speak of peaches and apples with some citrus tossed in there. The flavours match the nose and are met with bright crisp acidity making this a food friendly solution for so many things. A great match to a fish fry or grilled chicken. 2013 Seriously…

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Seriously Cool Wines from Southbrook

Seriously Cool Wines from Southbrook

Southbrook is offering a couple new “entry level” wines with their Seriously Cool Red and White. The name seriously cool seems to draw it’s name from a few sources. The climate of the wine growing region and/or the fact that these wines come on the heels of two very cold winters. I have made no secret that I am a sucker for a snappy label and each version of these wines comes with your choice…

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Wine List – Barque

Wine List – Barque

There has been a bit of a buzz about the wine list at Barque smokehouse lately.  You may know of Barque for it’s great food but there is a lot going on in the ways of beverages at the Roncesvalles restaurant.  They are now pouring wine on tap.  This means that it is poured pretty much the same way you would pour a beer.  Only you don’t need to worry about a a big head….

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Eye on Summer – Colio – Bricklayer’s Predicament / Southbrook – Connect

Currently the LCBO are running radio ads where someone is deciding to pair their wines with whichever occasion fits depending on the shape of the bottle.  While the idea of pairing a green curvy bottle with a “night out with the girls” might seem laughable to a hardened wine “snob” the truth is wineries work hard to make their bottles stand out on the shelf.  It can be overwhelming when you’re looking for something new,…

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Wine Review September 11, 2011 – Pelee Island Monarch – Strewn Barrel Aged Chardonnay

2009 Pelee Island Monarch – LCBO 107763 – $10.45 – This is an interesting blend of Baco Noir, Marechal Foch and Zweigelt.  Not a very typical combination of grapes.  As I aid this morning though this wine is one of the reasons I do my reviews featuring Ontario wines.  In my mind a good Baco Noir is the signature of Ontario.  The thing I love about Baco is the earthiness found in the bottle.  This…

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