In-Store Wine Tasting

There will be an in-store tasting of Peachy Canyon Incredible Red Zinfandel (USA) and Jackson Estate Sauvignon Blanc (New Zealand) on Saturday February 12 from 1pm until 3:30pm.

In-store Navarro Correas Extra Brut Sparkling Wine Tasting

Just in time for Valentine’s Day.  Come in to the store and try Navarro Correas Extra Brut Sparkling Wine on Friday February 11 from 4pm until 8pm.

week of January 28

Red Rooster Reserve Gewurztraminer (Canada) – “This Queen hen really knows how to stand out and flock with aromas of spring blossoms, lemon drops, delicate pear and a touch of sweet spice and lychee fruit. A medium-bodied, dry, slightly rich wine with flavours of tropical fruit and pear. Which linger on through the refreshing finish.”  (website) […]

Don David Malbec Reserve 2008

The Don David Malbec Reserve 2008  from Argentina starts with a mouth full of sweet red berries and ambles to toasted and vanilla flavours finishing with ripe firm tannins.

week of January 21

Jackson Estate Stich Sauvignon Blanc 2009 (New Zealand) – “Named for owner and founder John “Stich” Stichbury, passion fruit and riper citrus dominate aromatics, and the palate follows in fruit flavour profile. A fine but well integrated acidity directs these intense primary flavours, giving flesh and texture and also cleansing the palate in a food friendly […]

Errazuriz Wild Ferment Chardonnay 2009

“The complex nose melds mineral notes and tropical fruit aromas with bright acidity, creamy texture, and a lingering finish.” (label on wine bottle)  I agree with this assessment of the Errazuriz Wild Ferment Chardonnay 2009; however, it is better described in the write up in the Wine Access magazine Dec10/Jan11:  “A … pleasure is this […]