Natalie MacLean gives Dirty Laundry Vineyards Not So Knotty Chardonnay2014 90 Points and best value wine badge.
German Boutique Store Opening – October 6, 2016
LCBO opens new German Boutique “Products of the World” in Waterloo on King Street on October 6, 2016. H.H.D. Imports Inc. brought in the following wines from Germany for the opening:
This dessert wine from France has been rated a 95 by Michael Godel from WineAlign. He says “The web of tropical fruit aromatics is so tangled and layered it will take time for secondary notes in the mineral to honey spectrum to emerge."
If you like Amarone, you'll love this intense red bursting with ripe, saturated flavours of black cherry, black olives, truffle, dried plum, grilled meat and a long chalky finish. It's a ripasso which means the wine was "re-passed" over semi-dried Amarone pressings to add richness and concentration while keeping the costs down.
Villa Annaberta Amarone della Valpolicella has performed with outstanding results. Winning awards amongst top European wine competitions, it is only natural Villa Annaberta Amarone, would continue on to impress Canadian wine writers.
On October 17, 2015 Toronto Star Wine Writer Carolyn Evans Hammond gave our Fünf Riesling an outstanding 90 point rating. In the article Evans recommends pairing Fünf with dishes featuring Sriracha.