Cedar Creek Estate Winery – Chardonnay Platinum 2014 – Block 5 – Single Vineyard – BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Cedar Creek Estate Winery – Chardonnay Platinum 2014 – Block 5 – Single Vineyard – BC VQA Okanagan Valley

The nose is fresh, mineral, slightly concentrated and offers a very slight unctuosity. It reveals notes of quince, yellow plum and slight toasted notes, butter and white fruits associated with an imperceptible hint of fresh citrus (in the background) and white pepper. The palate is fruity, mineral (racy minerality), well-balanced and offers suavity, juiciness, dynamism,…

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Mission Hill Family Estate – Chardonnay Reserve 2015 – Okanagan Valley BC VQA

Mission Hill Family Estate – Chardonnay Reserve 2015 – Okanagan Valley BC VQA

The nose is quite aromatic and offers a slight freshness. It reveals slight woody notes, vanilla and crunchy white fruits (pear, apple) associated with a hint of yellow fruits/mirabelle as well as slight hints of butter. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers a beautiful mineral frame, a slight acidity, a rocky/salin minerality, finesse, precision…

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Cedar Creek Estate Winery – Platinum – Pinot Noir 2013 Block 4 – BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Cedar Creek Estate Winery – Platinum – Pinot Noir 2013 Block 4 – BC VQA Okanagan Valley

The nose is fruity. It reveals slight notes of fresh blackberry, plum and slight notes of blueberry associated with a hint of strawberry as well as a subtle hint of cedar and spices. The palate is fruity, mineral, fresh, well-balanced, tight, quite elegant and offers a slight juiciness as well as harmony. In the mouth…

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Poplar Grove – Cabernet Franc 2013 – BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Poplar Grove – Cabernet Franc 2013 – BC VQA Okanagan Valley

The nose is fruity, structured, slightly gourmand and slightly powerful. It reveals notes of blackberry, fresh cassis and slight notes of licorice associated with a woody hint as well as discreet hints of blueberry and spices. The palate is fruity, soft, velvety, tight, well-balanced and offers a slight acid frame, a slight minerality, a nice…

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Mission Hill Family Estate – Pinot Noir Reserve 2015 – BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Mission Hill Family Estate – Pinot Noir Reserve 2015 – BC VQA Okanagan Valley

The nose is aromatic, elegant, slightly powerful and offers a slight richness. It reveals notes of blackberry and crushed black plum associated with slight touches of blueberry, dark chocolate as well as hints of caramelization and a discreet hint of cardamom. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, elegant, nicely defined and offers a beautiful racy minerality,…

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Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery – Beal Vineyards – Cabernet Franc – Icewine – 2008 – VQA Beamsville Bench VQA

Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery – Beal Vineyards – Cabernet Franc – Icewine – 2008 – VQA Beamsville Bench VQA

A sweet wine with nose of strawberry jam, raspberry. In the mouth it develops these same aromas combined with notes of honey, orange peel and apricot jam. Note slight tangy finish.

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Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery – Reserve Meritage – 2011 – VQA Niagara Peninsula VQA

Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery – Reserve Meritage – 2011 – VQA Niagara Peninsula VQA

(Cabernet Sauvignon) A complex wine developing gourmand notes of black fruits (especially blackberry, plum and black cherry) associated with notes of undergrowth. The attack is frank. Also some smoky notes are expressed. Finally, it’s a good, fruity and well done wine.

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Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery – Reserve Syrah – 2010 – VQA Niagara Peninsula VQA

Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery – Reserve Syrah – 2010 – VQA Niagara Peninsula VQA

The nose is fruity, generous and made ​​notes of black cherry and cassis associated with tobacco, spices as well as a slightly woody. The palate is lively and well balanced. It expresses notes of ripe black fruits (black cherry, cassis, plum) combined with violet, white pepper as well as smoky. A pretty well made wine,…

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Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery – Fumé blanc – 2007 – VQA Niagara Peninsula VQA

Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery – Fumé blanc – 2007 – VQA Niagara Peninsula VQA

(Sauvignon Blanc aged in barrels) Nose expressing pleasant notes of white flowers, lime and vanilla combined a slight fruitiness. The palate is fresh, with a velvety texture and expresses notes of citrus (lemon, mandarin) with notes of caramelized apple, spice and a light well-integrated oak. A little acidity leads tasting. The finish is fruity and…

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Rosewood Estates Winery – Mead Royale 2008 (Select Barrel Aged) – Honey Wine

Rosewood Estates Winery – Mead Royale 2008 (Select Barrel Aged) – Honey Wine

A sweet mead (69.4 g / L of residual sugar) relatively rich in aromas. It expresses notes of white flowers (including Honeysuckle) flower vine, spices ( including ginger), candied fruits and honey. The fruit notes are a blend of orange confit, pear and candied dried fruits (grape, apricot). Also the presence of some woody notes…

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