Monday, July 26, 2021

Tenuta di Arceno 2017 Chianti Classico Riserva (The Wine Review - #307)

Can a US company come into Italy and make Chianti? Of course. 
Can they do it well? I Present Exhibit A: 
 
Tenuta di Arceno 2017 Chianti Classico Riserva
 
available at the winery (and other fine wine stores).

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Westcott 2017 Reserve Pinot Noir (Ontario Wine Review #430)

Let's look at yet another great wine from this Bench winery's line-up : 
 
Westcott Vineyards 2017 Reserve Pinot Noir 
 
($44.95 - available at the winery and online).
 

Monday, July 19, 2021

Salcheto 2017 Nobile di Montepulciano (The Wine Review - #306)

The name has changed (and will change again) but the wine remains as tasty as ever 
 
Salcheto 2017 Nobile di Montepulciano
 
available at the winery (and other fine wine stores)
 

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Featherstone 2020 Pinot Grigio (Ontario Wine Review #429)

This first time wine for Featherstone is a home run - but it's not Pinot Grigio, let me explain
 
Featherstone 2020 Pinot Grigio 
 
($17.95 - available at the winery and online).
 
 

Monday, July 12, 2021

Errazuriz 2018 Max VIII (The Wine Review - #305)

Something brand new from this iconic Chilean producer 
 
Vina Errazuriz 2018 Max VIII
 
available at the winery (and other fine wine stores)
 

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Bachelder 2018 Chardonnay "Les Villages" (Ontario Wine Review #428)

This really shows that blending is not just for red wines - whites can benefit too : 
 
Bachelder 2018 Chardonnay "Les Villages" 
 
($34.95 - available online)
 

Monday, June 28, 2021

Casale del Giglio 2020 Anthium Bellone (The Wine Review - #304)

What is Bellone? Is it a meat? Is it a fish? Time to find out as I look at the 
 
Casale del Giglio 2020 Anthium Bellone
 
available at the winery (and other fine wine stores).
 

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Henry of Pelham 2019 Estate Gamay (Ontario Wine Review #427)

As a Gamay Noir fan I love seeing well-made version of this wine from Ontario, here's yet another : 
 
Henry of Pelham 2019 Estate Gamay 
 
($19.95 - available at the winery and online).
 

Monday, June 21, 2021

Aurelio Settimo 2015 Barolo (The Wine Review - #303)

Is Barolo supposed to be so approachable right out of the gate? 
 
Looking at the Aurelio Settimo 2015 Barolo
 
available at the winery (and other fine wine stores).
 

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

De Simone 2018 Cabernet Franc (Ontario Wine Review #426)

It's another wine from this young winery that really impresses - Franc is definitely Vincenzo's grape
 
De Simone 2018 Cabernet Franc 
 
($35.00 - available at the winery and online)
 

Monday, June 14, 2021

Bleasdale 2018 Mulberry Tree Cabernet Sauvignon (The Wine Review - #302)

There's something in this bottle of Aussie wine that I found very surprising (and out of character?)
 
Bleasdale 2018 Mulberry Tree Cabernet Sauvignon
 
available at the winery (and other fine wine stores)

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Meldville Wines 2018 Pinot Noir (Ontario Wine Review #425)

This winemaker has made some awesome Pinot in his day, this might be one of his best : 
 
Meldville Wines 2018 Pinot Noir 
 
($27.00 - available at Legends winery and online)
 

Monday, June 7, 2021

Fattoria Le Pupille 2018 Morellino di Scansano (The Wine Review - #301)

One of my favourite grapes to pronounce makes an appearance in today's video : 
 
Fattoria Le Pupille 2018 Morellino di Scansano
 
available at the winery (and other fine wine stores)
 

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Pondview 2016 Bella Terra Cabernet Sauvignon (Ontario Wine Review #424)

Ever wonder how Pondview gets all that goodness into their Bella Terra wines? 
I'm about to tell you with this review of the 
 
Pondview 2016 Bella Terra Cabernet Sauvignon 
 
($44.95 - available at the winery and online)

Monday, May 31, 2021

Vale da Mata 2017 Red WIne of Lisboa (The Wine Review - #300)

Today I hit the big 3-0-0 with this very cool bottle of Portuguese wine: 
 
Vale da Mata 2017 Red Wine of Lisboa (Herdade do Rocim)
 
available at the winery (and other fine wine stores).