Fresh and racy with plum and bitter cherry-fruit, tobacco leaf, olive and fresh herbs, a savoury edge and mouth-watering finish.
Another stunning 2012 red from Two Sisters, this one based primarily on Cabernet Sauvignon. There is a lifted personality of cassis, dark plum, raspberry, vanilla, anise and tobacco smoke. Elegant, with a sweet mid-palate and fine tannins. Drink over the next 6 years. Fans of Bordeaux will gravitate to this wine.
Ginjo sake is lauded for its complexity, depth, diverse flavour and balance. All of which are here in spades. Tropical fruit, a slight nuttiness, vanilla, and a hint of anise. Round, full-bodied, fruity and just barely off-dry with crisp acidity and refreshing tropical/citrus notes. Clean, fresh, classy.
Clear pale cranberry red. Medium nose of raspberry, oak and violet flowers. Tastes of cranberries and red currants. Still serious tannins, but at its best now.
Deep gold tone in the glass reveals bottle age, with rich, concentrate, honeyed orange and tangerine citrus aromatics. Stays with the rich developed citrus theme in the mouth balanced by good acidity and an agreeable touch of bitterness. A powerful, complex wine but time to drink up.
Combining the Bordeaux grapes of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, this red shows earthy red fruits, blackcurrants on the edge, savory spice notes and campfire smoke. The Cabernet Franc dominates the palate with notes of dried herbs, sage, red berries, oak spice, good acidity and length through the finish. Good-value Niagara red wine.
This 100% Montepulciano can best be described as “strong but gentle.” Rustic and oaky, yet well balanced by the violet and black cherry aromas, fruity flavours, dry tannins and velvety finish. Induced a craving for Montreal smoked meat. Good value.