Colio 2010 CEV Small Lot Syrah

By / Wine + Drinks / December 27th, 2013 / 2

Here’s a syrah from one of Ontario’s oldest wineries … Colio opened it’s doors in 1980 in the Lake Erie North Shore region of Ontario and was the first winery in that area to receive a license since prohibition.  Since then a lot has happened in the region, including a name change: Essex Pelee Island Coast, which forms a much better acronym, EPIC – and if you’re a true Syrah fan this wine might be describe in just that way.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael is an award-winning journalist: Promoting the Promoters Award Cuvée 2010 and Ontario Wine Awards Journalist of the Year 2012.  He is also a national and international wine judge - Ontario Wine Awards, All Canadian Wine Championships; Best of Riesling — Germany; Essencia do Vinho — "Top Wines of Portugal".  He is currently the President of the Wine Writers Circle of Canada and the wine columnist for Ottawa Life and Grand magazine as well as regular contributor to Tidings, and Grapevine ... his reviews have also appeared in the LCBO Vintages magazine. Michael has also added a YouTube channel to his activities where he reviews bottles of great Ontario wine on a weekly basis. In whatever he does, it is Michael’s desire to educate, inspire and encourage others to grow their own love and enthusiasm for wine – and to realize that it is their palate that ultimately makes the decision.

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