Sunday Dec 16 from 2-5 pm
Enjoy fresh slice apples, Vista Doro Apricot Tarragon Riesling Preserve, Smits & Co.w Gouda paired with Riesling wines:
Summerhill 2010 Organic Riesling $19.95
White Wine of the Year – 2011 BC Wine Award
Notes of apple, apricot, nougat, citrus and honeycomb. Pair with braised pork belly, seafood coconut curry, shellfish, halibut, tapas or soft white cheddar.
See Ya Later 2011 Riesling $16.99
This wine displays fresh, vibrant, bright aromas of citrus and green apple. The consistency of palate bursts with more pure fresh green apple, melon and citrus. The finish is clean and crisp. Magical pairing with all types of Asian Cuisine – the adventurous may enjoy our Riesling with dim sum, or Asian barbecue, or an exotic fruit plate with Edam and Gouda.
Intrigue 2011 Riesling $16.90
This exquisitely balanced wine has just enough residual sugar to take the edge off the racy acidity while lifting the fruity aromas and flavours. There is a mouthful of lime and grapefruit, with good spine of minerals. 90. Enjoy this crisp Riesling with creamy dishes such as Butter Chicken. Johnschreiner.blogspot.ca
Sun Dec 23 from 2-5 pm
Pinot Noir wines paired with Vista Doro Spiced Cranberry w/ Icewine Preserve and Farm House Camembert:
Cedar Creek Platinum 2008 Pinot Noir Save $5 Now $24.90
Strawberry, raspberry and red cherry plus cloves and soft, silky tannins Pair with sockeye salmon.
Little Straw 2007 Pinot Noir $21.90
Aged 18 month in oak. Classic spice and cherry aromas. Best at room temperature. Enjoy now or cellar. Pair with Richer flavours of beef, cheese, fish or fowl.
Tantalus 2010 Pinot Noir $20.90
“Aromas of brown sugar, violets and Bing cherry. The palate is a dance between rhubarb pie, wild raspberry and lush plum. The tannin structure runs between dusty and velvety and gives structure and mouth presence while maintaining elegance. The finish is long, providing ample opportunity to savour the wines single vineyard provenance.” Winemaker David Paterson
Oak Bay 2008 Pinot Noir $19.50
The perfect red wine for Pacific North Cuisine. Pinot Noir displays well-structured medium body, red plum and cherry notes as well as hints of tobacco, vanilla and truffles on the nose. Great with sushi and sashimi.