Boutari Moschofilero

The Boutari Moschofilero is a beautiful wine.  This Greek wine starts with a nice full round feel in the mouth leading to crisp citrus and soft tannins.  I was pleasantly impressed and will add it to my white wine repertoire in the future.  It will please many palates if you’re looking for that one perfect […]

week of September 24

Graceland Shiraz (South Africa) – “Dark, almost black, big wine with powerful spicy fruit on nose and concentrated black red mulberries on palate; 40% new American oak, 60% second fill French oak. Well intergrated American oak gives vanilla flavours. ”  (Graceland winery website) Graceland Cabernet Sauvignon (South Africa) – “Mouth filling yet elegant with ripe […]

week of September 17

Road 13 Jackpot Chardonnay (BC/ Canada) –  Road 13 winery says, “The secret of this wine is its texture; the grapes were harvested before losing thier refreshing acidity. The result? A streamlined well-balanced wine with a fresh, long-lasting finish.” Road 13 Jackpot Pinot Noir (BC/ Canada) –  “The growing practices to achieve this wine were, simply put, […]

Coudoulet de Beaucastel Cote du Rhone 2006

Kevin Zraly in “Windows on the World – Complete Wine Course” states that 2006 is an exceptional vintage for the Cote du Rhone.  I have to agree, this particular Cote du Rhone is exceptional.  It is full bodied and lingers on the palate.  I will definitely be purchasing the Coudoulet de Beaucastel Cote du Rhone […]

week of September 10

McGuigan Black Label Shiraz Blend (Australia) Disarrono Amaretto in the 1.14l size Mount Gay Eclipse Rum in the 1.75l size Grey Goose Pear flavoured vodka Sailor Jerry Spiced rum (1.14l) Juan Santos 7 yr rum infused with Columbian coffee Malibu Caribbean rum with Mango flavoured liqueur Fuzion Shiraz/Malbec (Argentina) Wine by Joe – Pinot Noir (USA) […]

Inniskillin Dark Horse Estate Vineyard Meritage 2007

 The Inniskillin Dark Horse Estate Meritage has become a family favourite – an easy choice or go to wine for the weekend.  It is from a winery in the South Okanagan and boasts “vanilla-infused oak and plums”.  A blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, I find it to be full bodied and smooth.