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A pair of must-try Cotes du Rhone from 2012

Both of the wines in today’s post are Grenache heavy Cotes du Rhone blends from the 2012 vintage.  They both offer plenty of forward drinking ripe flavors but I believe they should be short-term cellared for different reasons.   372 more words

Tasting Notes And Wine Reviews

Reserve des Capucins Cotes du Rhone 2011

Wine of the Month Club, $15.98

Aaron:  We’ve received very few bottles from “Wine of the Month” clubs which we would actively seek out – I mean we like a bunch of them but rarely do we want to try the same bottle twice – this is an exception!   130 more words

90 Points And Up

Good news about old friends.

My friend SJ came in this week to taste a few of the wines under her care.She tells me that all the wines below are available at the fabulous new wine store on Whyte Ave. 340 more words

Wine Tasting, Learning About Wine

The silky wines of Domaine de Verquière

These two wines from Domaine de Verquière were forward drinking with smooth, clean fruit.  To support this nature the fruit is de-stemmed and malolactic fermentation is blocked.   271 more words

Tasting Notes And Wine Reviews

#WineWednesday - Fall Harvest Sunday Night Dinner Edition

As you all know, one of the main focuses of my blog is finding great-priced, attainable, delicious wines. When roaming the liquor store, I tend to stick to a $20 price point (this may seem outrageous for my American readers, but I assure you this is reasonable here).  821 more words


Straight to the Pool Room – Oct 2014

A foreign crop for the cellar:

Leaving the Reservation: Côtes du Rhone wines, and one other

In September L and I attended a Côtes du Rhone: Worth Cellaring… 634 more words

2012 La Font du Vent Côtes du Rhône Les Promesses, Rhone Valley, France

Wow, this is a good wine for the money – so slurpable. Quite the find, I reckon. It’s not complex but it is delicious.

A really light red colour – you’d pick this as pinot noir from sight. 55 more words

French Wine