Wines of Canada

Robert's Selections reflects wines we have enjoyed in our home, at friends, or by dining out. Our selections are based on a glass or more of each wine in an enjoyable surrounding. I have included some wines tasted at the Vancouver Wine Festival. The Best Wines of 2016

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Thoughts

 
Blackwood Lane Fraser Valley Chardonnay 2014 using grapes from the Naramata Bench Carlos has perfect his chardonnay. An easy drinking wine perfet balance, good flavours lovely finish. 94
Blackwood Lane Fraser Valley Alliance 2009

A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc, this is Blackwood Lane’s Signature wine. Full-bodied, complex and very juicy, with a cornucopia of flavours (cherry, Rasberrry and hints of chocolate)and aromas.  More please !

95
Fashion Estate Okanagan Falls 2016 Appliqué watch for this wine soon to be released a fine aromatic dry style Gewürztraminer with a nice floral aroma followed by hints of pineapple and of course passion fruit. 93

Kings Court

St. Catharines, Ontario Wild Blueberry light,refreshing true Blueberry flavours high the wine. Perfect sweetness. 93

Kings Court

St. Catharines, Ontario Pinot Grigio 2015 light,refreshing nice aroma . Melon and honeydew dominating. very refreshing on the palate clean and crisp. Acidly perfect. The after taste said "more please" 92

Kings Court

St. Catharines, Ontario 2016 Bacco Noir light body, hints of Chery strong green pepper. Flavours intensify with second glass. 90
Blackwood Lane Fraser Valley 2016 Viognier light refreshing nice honesuckle flavour, quality finish 92
Sea Side Pearl Fraser Valley Charlotte Estate Petit Milo light,refreshing,cleanand memorable, nice citrus notes including pinapple 92
Tantalus Kelowna Old Vines Riesling 2014 nice smooth lemon and lime favours amazing finish 90
Sea Side Pearl Fraser Valley Chardonnay 2016 Unoaked and lightly golden in colour, richly textured  fruity! 90

 

Chaberton Estate

Langley, BC Reserve Bacchus 2016 A perfect summer wine. Rich in flavours. It starts with a nice aroma, tantalizes the taste buds with lime and pear. Followed by a smooth lasting finish. 97

Chaberton Estate

Langley, BC Reserve Bacchus 2015 A light refreshing wine of distinction 95

Chaberton Estate

Langley, BC 2016 Gamay Noir Wow. smooth and flavourful, red berries! 95

Chaberton Estate

Langley, BC 2015 Gamay Noir Rich flavours spicy aroma, a good wine 94

Chaberton Estate

Langley, BC 2013 Tribute Fortified wine,rich with flavours, berry,carmal 94

Chaberton Estate

Langley, BC Tribute 2013 A nice fortified wine.  Rich prune and blackberry aromas combine with a sweet caramel and mocha finish.   94

Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery

Creston, BC 2015 Récolte Blanche 
(bottle #3)
A fresh blend of Pinot Gris, Schoenburger, Kerner and Gewürztraminer. 96

Backyard Vineyards

Langley, BC 2015 Gewürztraminer On the nose you will encounter lychee, papaya and passion fruit. Tropical notes abound 96

Hidden Bench Vineyards

Beamsville, ON Estate Chardonnay 2014 Wow, plays nicely on your taste buds and warms your heart 95

Township 7

Naramata, BC 2016 Viognier flavours of peach and honeysuckle. 95

Township 7

Naramata, BC Muscat 2016 A wonderful wine full of flavour The aroma !! 93

Township 7

Naramata, BC Merlot 2015 YES! nice nose, followed by ntes of plum and cherry 90

Township7

Fraser Valley Merlot 2014 Easy sipping, very mellow 88

Blackwood Lane

Aldergrove, BC Vicuna Roja 2012 blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot from Osoyoos vineyards. A hearty wine with excellent wild berry aromas, intense flavours, good finish. 95

Inniskillin

Oliver, BC 2014 Estate Riesling Perfect lemon and lime mineral flavours good from aroma to finish 95

Krause Estate Winery

Fraser Valley BC Cassis (Black Currant) Dessert Wine  Oh so good! Lovely aroma, brilliant flavours. 94

Black Hills

Okanagan BC Nota Bene 2015 The blend is 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc and the wine was aged 16 months in barrel . Cherry and chocolate dominate. 94

Culmina

Oliver, BC Hypothesis 2012 A rich bold blend featuring Merlot,Cabernet Sauvignon and Cab Franc. Smooth very smooth 94

Moraine Estate

Naramata, BC Pinot Noir 2014 Black cherry, chocolate, lingonberry and tamarillos. 94

Inniskillin

Oliver, BC Riesling 2014

Softly, refreshingly smooth, nice lingering finish of mineral and lime

94

Closson Chase

Prince Edward County, ON 2014 Block Chardonnay Opens with carmel, and peach it dances on the taste buds with a creamy texture nice finish 94

Truis Winery

NOTL, ON* Show Case Riesling Extremely good, perfect on the pallet. 94

Pillitteri Estate

NOTL, ON* Reserve Vidal Icewine Wow, oh so good !! 94

La Frenz

Naramata, BC Semillon Knorr Vineyard 2016 amazing what flavours Honey honey dew 94

Hester Creek

Oliver, BC Pinot Gris -Viognier Ah so good! Pear favours dominate 93

Sandhill

Kelowna, BC Small Lot Viognier 2015 A nice touch of sweetness. Good finish! 93

Gehringer Brothers

Oliver, BC Private Reserve Dry Riesling Fruity, peach, light and refreshing 92

Krause Estate Winery

Fraser Vally, BC Tayberry A fruit wine beyond compare smooth delicious. 92

Wild Goose Vineyards

Okanagan Falls, BC Merlot 2013 Flavours of plum and black current mingle with earth and smoky notes. The tannins are ripe but firm. 92

Arrowleaf Cellars

Lake Country, BC 2014 Vidal Icewine smooth, bursting with favour. 92

The View

Kelowna, BC 2014 Voulez View Blanc a very nice blend Gewürztraminer 70% Ehrenfelser 20% Riesling 10% flavours of apple, melon, peach, apricot, and pineapple 92

Seaside Pear Winery

Abbotsford, BC Landing Road Red Blend 2014 Flavours of blackberry and chocolate 86

Seaside Pear Winery

Abbotsford, BC Pinot Gris 2014 Flavours of green apple, citrus and melon 92

Tinhorn Creek

Oliver,BC 2015 Oldfield Reserve Chardonnay wide range of flavours, toasty pineapple, mango and peach, as well as vanilla and caramel 91

Jackson Triggs Niagara

NOTL, ON* Grand Reserve Chardonnay Impressive, with nice fruity flavours 90

Sperling Vineyards

East Kelowna Old Vine Riesling 2013 Also impressive, fruity flavours sweet 90

Wellbrook Winery

Delta Iced Apple A sweet dessert wine. Perfect level of sweetness.. Smooth 90

Backyard Vineyards

Fraser Valley Riesling A nice smooth sipping wine, nice flavours 90

Coli Estate Wines

Lake Erie North Shore Lily Sparkling Flavours of apple, melon, apricot and citrus, with lingering apple and peach notes on the long finish. 90

Pillitteri Estate

NOTL, ON* Cabernet Franc 2014 Very smooth, perfect flavouring 90

Sea Star Estate

Pender Island Poetry 2014 Estate Maréchal Foch and Pinot Noir grapes are blend with raspberry blackberry to form this well balanced perfected sweet wife 90

Sperling Vineyards

East Kelowna Brut 2010 Nice aroma with a good kick 88

Peller Estate

NOTL, ON* Private Reserve Cabernet Franc 2014 Medium-bodied with black cherry and plum flavours. Spice, blackberry and dried herb notes linger on the finish. 88

Backyard Vineyards

Langley, BC Porch Wine Fortified red dessert wine  hints of spice, and mint on the nose followed by notes of blueberries, figs, pomegranates, and cranberries on the mid palate. 86

Mark Anthony Cellars

Okanagan, BC Diabolica Red Wine Interesting, sweet berry fruit flavours with vanilla and dark chocolate notes followed by a smooth finish 86

Chaberton Estate

Langley, BC Pinot Gris 2015 Soaked in skins to provide a salmon colour. I did not find it reflected a candied fruit as the bottle states Its smooth and provided hints of apricots and grapefruit 84

* Niagara on the Lake, Ontario

Best of 2016

Robert's Selections 2016

Robert's Selections 2015

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