Cantine Cavicchioli Millenovecento ventotto Lambrusco di Sorbara, Italy

Cantine Cavicchioli   Millenovecento ventotto Lambrusco di Sorbara, Italy

Since 1928, is the prestigious name of Lambrusco. It is a smart wine with techniques used to emphasizes the terroir of Sorbara. At the palate evokes the history of the brand and the confidence with the production. The sip is gourmand, rich of aromas (violets and blueberries) but absolutely fragrance and pleasantly effervescent.

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Château Mazeyres 2013 – Pomerol

Château Mazeyres 2013 – Pomerol

The nose is aromatic, flowery and offers a fine freshness. It reveals notes of lily,red rose and small notes of blackberry associated with fine touches of violet as well as a subtle hint of red fruits and discreet hints of toasted/spices. The palate is fruity, juicy, well-balanced, racy and offers a good definition, tension, a…

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Château Lafite Monteil – Grande Réserve 2017 – Bordeaux Supérieur

Château Lafite Monteil – Grande Réserve 2017 – Bordeaux Supérieur

The nose is fruity and offers a fine power and minerality. It reveals notes of ripe wild cassis, wild blackberry and small notes of violet associated with fine touches of small berries and very fine hints of red fruits. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers juiciness, minerality as well as a fine suavity. On…

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Cedar Creek Estate Winery Hayne’s creek Viognier 2016 Okanagan Valley, Osoyoos

Cedar Creek Estate Winery Hayne’s creek Viognier 2016 Okanagan Valley, Osoyoos

The nose is intense with primary floral aromas joined by star-fruit. However, the wine gets even more intense as we taste it. It’s definitely thick and tex-tured and a warm weight to it. It might not have the refreshing presence of acidity but, instead, the balance is supported by a phenolic presence as well as a touch of…

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Mission Hill Winery Legacy Collection Quatrain 2012 Okanagan Valley, East Osoyoos

Mission Hill Winery Legacy Collection Quatrain 2012 Okanagan Valley, East Osoyoos

Made of basic Bordeaux blend varietal with intrusive Syrah, the color is star-ting to evolve into a Bright Garnet. I’ve felt a duality between the nose and the palate. The first is losing its black cherry fruit-forwardness and is getting developed towards licorice, candied orange, black chocolate and topsoil. The latter, on the other end is still fresh…

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Culmina Family Estate Dilemna Chardonnay 2015 Okanagan valley, Margaret’s bench

Culmina Family Estate Dilemna Chardonnay 2015 Okanagan valley, Margaret’s bench

Single varietal made entirely of Chardonnay, it’s made in a daring, lavish and generous style. The nose is exuberant of oak & rich butter as well as caramel & salted nuts. It has a plentiful body, and a long, fresh but weighty finish. The apparent oak ageing and MLF hides any chances of any fruit…

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Fox Run Vineyards Dry Riesling 2015 Finger Lakes, Seneca Lake

Fox Run Vineyards Dry Riesling 2015 Finger Lakes, Seneca Lake

It’s very pale in color, but not in aromas. The Fox Run Dry Ries-ling 2015 is pure, clean and linear. Its nose has a high intensity with crush stones, lemon & grapefruit aromas. The palate offers a great deal of acidity, of tension, but with some texture also. The grippy peach & apricot skins feeling might be brief…

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Ravines Wine cellar Pinot Noir 2016 Finger Lakes, Seneca Lake

Ravines Wine cellar Pinot Noir 2016 Finger Lakes, Seneca Lake

The pinot Noir has a bright and blazing ruby color. The nose has an intense savory smell. It boasts of leaves cover, herbs garden, earthiness, dried spices & fresh cranberries. The palate is charac-terized by a vibrant acidity, freshness and a small, slender struc-ture that gives a sturdier feeling. 2016, as the warm vintage that it was, is…

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Winert Krems – Grüner Veltliner 2017, Kremser Wachtberg, Reserve – Kremstal

Winert Krems – Grüner Veltliner 2017, Kremser Wachtberg, Reserve – Kremstal

The nose reveals notes of lychee, white fruits and small notes of honeysuckle associated with fine touches of zests. The palate is fruity, beading (“perlante”) and offers a beautiful tension, a mineral frame as well as fat. On the palate this wine expresses notes of crushed apple, crushed brugnon and small notes of lychee associated…

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Stigt Goettweig, Furth – Riesling 2018 – Kremstal

Stigt Goettweig, Furth – Riesling 2018 – Kremstal

The nose is fruity, racy and offers a small concentration and a racy minerality. It reveals notes of flint/schist, fresh zests, lemon and small notes of fresh/crunchy white fruits associated with fine touches of mesocarp as well as fine hints of white flowers and a very discreet hint of pepper. The palate is fruity, well-balanced…

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