peju provence

“This delightful wine presents aromatic characters of cranberries, cherries, and apple pie infused with subtle notes of nutmeg. Sip and enjoy juicy, ripe red raspberries and candied apples on the palate in this refreshing blend of red and white wine. This Peju innovation is a crowd-pleaser, perfect for barbecues, lazy Sundays, Thanksgiving dinner or any […]

Cellar Hand wines (Canada)

Cellar Hand 2011 Free Run white wine (BC) – “….is a blend of Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Viognier, Chardonnay, Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc made to add life to your next gathering or to kick back and relax with.  Pronounced aromas of well integrated citrus, honey and pear.  The flavours of pineapple, melon and lemon are […]

Luigi Bosca de Sangre 2009 (Argentina)

Luigi Bosca de Sangre (Argentina)- “Dark, bright red. Currant, licorice and graphite aromas lifted by violet. Sweet, rich and juicy, with good energy to the flavors of black fruits, licorice and violet. Higher-pitched and more primary than most of the current Luigi Bosca reds, showing less nutty oak today. Finishes with a firm tannic structure […]

J. Lohr ‘Riverstone’ Chardonnay 2010 (California)

The J. Lohr ‘Riverstone’ Chardonnay is “…a full-bodied Chardonnay with a balance of fruit and oak toastiness and a palate-cleansing acidity.”  (website) Winemaker’s Comments:  This elegant Chardonnay has an attractive pale strawyellow color. The aromas are of pear, apple and stone fruits, combined with a perfumed roasted hazelnut and butterscotch bouquet from the barrel fermentation  […]

Blasted Church Big Bang Theory VQA 2010 (Canada)

The Blasted Church Big Bang Theory VQA 2010 (Canada) is a light to medium bodied wine with a powerful explosion of flavours.  It consists of:  Pinot Noir (42%), Merlot (38%), Lemberger (8%), Cab Franc (3%), Malbec (7%), and Syrah (2%). Colour: Maroon. Bouquet: Coffee, mocha, vanilla, cherry, raspberry, strawberry, violets and cloves. Palate:  Medium bodied leading in with earthy, mineral […]

Kilikanoon Covenant Shiraz 2007 (Australia)

Tasting notes for Kilikanoon Covenant Shiraz 2007 (Australia) this week’s wine pick: Appearance: Bright red in colour with youthful crimson hues. Nose: Intense flavour notes of licorice, coffee grinds and savoury, black olives marry in with spicy French oak char. Palate: Dark spicy aromas carry over impressively to the palate. Its seamless mouthfeel and textural […]