3-6 Fri Feb 1 Staff Picks

3-6 pm Friday Staff Favourites for February

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Shannon’s Pick
Sumac Ridge 2011 PRSV Gewürztraminer
Wonderful winter Gewurztraminer. Citrus and grapefruit continue into a lengthy finish with hints of spice to round out this balanced beauty.   Try it with spicy Thai cuisine or blue cheese menu items and casual sipping with friends and family around a warm fireplace. $14.99

Kim’s Pick
Mission Hill 2009 Perpetua
Unbelievable value at $29.99 and only a few bottles left.  The 2010 is back up to $34.99.  Get it while you can. Crisp and lively with lime, nectarine and grapefruit flavours, along with a faint note of praline and oak spice on the finish. A clean, pure reflection of their top Chardonnay. $29.99

Suzanne’s Pick
Goldhill 2009 Syrah
Gold 2012 West Coast Intl Wine Competition
Silver 2012 Indy Intl Wine Competition
This full-bodied Syrah is a rich and complex red wine with nuances of lavender, spice, anise, and vanilla with a delicate hint of raspberry, cherry, and pepper notes to round out this wine. Pairs well with grilled meats or medium rare cuts.  Especially delicious with Farm House goat cheeses from Agassiz – we carry them in store! $27

Miriam’s Pick
Nk Mip Cellars 2010 Talon
Brand new Syrah blend!  This powerful red blend displays aromatics of ripe raspberry, blueberry and a hint of pepper. Flavours of tobacco, chocolate and a hint of clove. $22.99

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