Sunday, 30 December 2012

Kiwi Walk Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough

Very interesting sparkling!
Light straw color in the glass. bright, clear.
Very aromatic nose. Lot's of citrus, herbs, asparagus.
Soft mousse, dry on the palate. Long finish, fresh and crisp.

Monday, 24 December 2012


This is real deal from Spain!
Classic cream sherry!

 Light amber color in the glass.
A rich, sweet, honey, caramel, roasted nuts,dates. Creamy on the palate, balanced acidity. Lingering finish with cinnamon,
figs, and baked apple notes.

Very nice!

Clos Des Cazaux Cuvée St. Roch Vacqueyras 2009, Ac

South Rhone.
Semy opaque red in the glass.
On the nose oak, earth, mineral, spices.
On the palate very spicy, black pepper, herbs, dry, medium bodied. Good balance of acidity, light tannins.
Nice , medium finish.

Douro quinta cachao colheita 2009

Red wine from Portugal.
Traditional blend of Tinta Roriz, Touriga Nacional and Tinta Barroca.
Very rich dark red color, almost purple.
Lot's of oak, rustic flavors. Balanced even though high in alcohol, soft on the palate. Dry with pepper, plum, spice aromas
Long finish.

Merry Christmas everyone!!

I wish you all the best and let all your wishes come true!
From me to you!

Monday, 10 December 2012

Baronia Del Montsant Englora 2005, Do Montsant


47% Red Grenache, 22% Carignan, 8% Syrah, 19 Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Tempranillo.

Great wine! needs decanting for a couple of hours.

Dark red in the glass, with garnet rim.
Dry, medium bodied.
Very complex aromas of cedar, vanilla, spices.
Very rich flavor with good balance of acidity and tannins.
Long finish filled with ripe fruit taste.

Bremerton Verdelho 2011, Langhorne Creek, South Australia

South Australia, Australia

Very light  and fruity wine.  Some pears and melon on the palate.
Fresh acidity, medium finish with floral notes.
Great with seafood!

Les Vignoles Terroirs Et Lieu Dieu De Loire Saumur Champigny 2009, Ac, Cabernet Franc

Loire, France 
I love Cabernet Franc! 
Very stylish and elegant wine. 
Garnet color in the glass.
Lovely aromas of raspberries,  spices. Light tannins and smooth acidity. Medium bodied, medium finish with floral notes.

I had this wine with various meat terrines. It was great pairing!

2008 Jean-Marc Brocard Bourgogne Blanc Kimmeridgien

Burgundy, France.

I loved this unoaked Chardonnay. Even though I usually prefer oaked Chardonnays.
Dark yellow color in the glass.
Buttery and citrusy flavors, fresh acidity, hint of minerality.
Very refreshing, great with seafood.

Mas Des Bressades Cuvée Tradition Blanc 2011, Ac Costières De Nîmes

Blend of Grenache Blanc and Roussanne.
Light yellow in the glass.
 Floral and zesty wine packed with stone fruit flavor and mineral notes.

Wines from LCBO tasting table


Price $ 179.95  

 Blend: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc

  Dark, ruby colored in the glass.
Even though this wine is still young, it's very big, rich.
Concentrated flavors of dark fruit, leather, little bit of menthol and smoked meat.
Very complex and elegant wine, balanced tannins with long finish.


Price $ 499.00

Dark ruby color.
Aromas of ripe berries, cassis, chocolate and spices.
Very concentrated flavors of dark berries, licorice, great balance and some sweetness in the end.  
Full bodied, lovely wine, will get even better in a few years.



 Price $ 639.00

  Burgundy, France

  Pale straw in the glass.
Aromas of apple, spices, and whiff of floral aromas.
Delicious acidity, juicy, great classical finish.

Amazing experience to taste this wine!


 Price $ 499.00

 Barossa Valley
Shiraz/ Cabernet Sauvignon.
 Deep red color.
Very aromatic, intense  aromas of baking spice, smoked meat, nuts.
Firm tannins with balanced acidity.
Long finish with flavors of dark berries, licorice, cocoa.

 Price $ 364.95

Napa Valley
Bordeaux blend. 

Very dark purple in the glass.
Elegant wine with aromas of cherry, raspberry, oak.
Dry, full bodied, very fruity, firm tannins, amazingly smooth, complex.
Long finish with tobacco,  and spice notes.

 Price $ 795.00

 Outstanding wine!
This Margaux is my favorite!
Dark ruby red in the glass.
Exceptional aromas of dark fruit, cherries,spices.
Complex flavors, of dark berries, graphite,  pepper, leather and oak.
Dry, full bodied with wonderful  tannins, balanced acidity, lovely texture.
Long finish full of flavors with coffee and berries.