Category Archives: Canada

Glenugie Gamay Noir 2005

We recently enjoyed a mature wine from Beaujolais so I thought it a good idea that we try a wine from the cellar made from the same grape in the New World. Some years ago we enjoyed a week’s holiday … Continue reading

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Inniskillin Riesling Ice Wine 2006

Inniskillin, Niagara Peninsula, Ice Wine, Riesling 2006 The nose is a medley of fruits with lots of honey. The dried apricot essence comes through vividly in the rich and thick palate. RS of 220 grams per litre. Bottled in Niagara-on-the-Lake … Continue reading

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Something to crow about

Red Rooster, Okanagan Valley VQA, Rose 2006 There’s the smell and taste of candied strawberries and a slippery viscous texture. The grapes behind the wine are 75% Pinot Noir and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon. Produced in Penticton 13% $15.99 Canadian for … Continue reading

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