3-6 Fri Feb 8 Pink & Pinot Tasting

3-6 pm Friday Pink & Pinot Tasting 

Bella 2011 Sparkling Gamay Noir
Whispers of strawberry, rhubarb, and cranberry mark your first impression, along with a hint of delicate floral. The red berry continues on the palate, along with gentle pink grapefruit, and proceeds to a long strawberry mousse finish. The natural acidity keeps everything light, crisp and clean.  $23.90

Meyer Family 2009 Rose
This beautiful, blush-coloured Rose boasts subtle aromas of raspberries’ and strawberries, rose petals and candied apple with slight mineral character.  The palate is creamy and textured with a backbone of acidity, a favourite for everyone on any occasion.  Light in body and medium dry, this wine has a refreshing style to enjoy with many foods choices; smoked salmon is a particularly good match!  $20

Township 7 2009 Rose
The fresh fruity flavours of a white with the slight tannic effect of a red. What a wonderful combination. The first sniff offers a combination of strawberry and spice. Take a sip and you will find an overall impression of fresh summer berries joined with the slightest hint of rhubarb and peach cobbler. A slightly off-dry wine ready for chilling, for that special occasion or accompany with grilled light meats or spicy Asian dishes. $15.99

Stag’s Hollow 2010 Pinot Noir Renaissance
Silver – 2012 BC Wine Awards
Dark ruby colour, this intriguing wine is multilayered with ripe cherry, bits of oak spice, rich fruit tannins, and bright natural acidity. It is extremely well-balanced and has been made in a relatively intense style, and is something that every true Pinot aficionado should experience.  $35

3-6 Sat Feb 9 Gail from Township 7 is pouring!

3-6 pm Saturday Gail from Township 7 will be here

2010 Sauvignon Blanc
The nose erupts with distinct kiwi, gooseberry, passion fruit and lime characteristics.   The palate is crisp, clean, and lean; it pairs remarkably with mussels, sashimi, vegetable crudités and other foods that demand vibrant acidity.  $18.99

2008 Chardonnay
This rich Chardonnay combines crisp clean fruit flavours with a mellow roundness contributed by long aging on the lees. This vintage exhibits candied apple, pineapple, toasted coconut, vanilla, fig and date on the palate. $24.99

2009 Merlot
Our most popular red, this classic Merlot is also a Gold award winner at the All Canadian Wine Championship. Intriguing aromas of raspberry and cocoa dust notes with hints of black olive yield to flavours of vanilla, milk chocolate and black cherry. Barrel aged for 22 months in French and American oak. Distinct structure and balance suggest cellaring benefits through 2020. A great match with lamb, pork and medium cheeses.  $24.99

2008 Reserve 7 Meritage
A rich and intense nose of currant, toffee and tea spices. This traditional Bordeaux-style blend opens with dark cherry and pomegranate flavours with undertones of cassis, cocoa and cedar on the palate. Ready to drink now, however a well-balanced tannin structure suggests good cellaring potential through 2018. Enjoy with beef tenderloin of grilled lamb. Unfiltered, please decant.   $34.99

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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

3-6 Sat Feb 2 Staff Picks

3-6 pm Saturday Staff Favourites for February

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Miriam’s Pick

The View Red Shoe White
This wine is a pleasing Gewurztraminer/Riesling blend with aromas and flavours of zesty citrus, ripe melons and a hint of honeysuckle. Delicious with baked ham, grilled chicken or an assortment of cheeses. $14.90

Julie’s Picks

Poplar Grove 2009 Chardonnay
This elegant Chardonnay has aromas of Granny Smith apples & honey notes. Melon & peach flavours arrive on the first blush in the mouth. Mineral & citrus notes come through on the finish.  $21.90

Hestercreek 2011 Cabernet Merlot
This versatile Bordeaux-style blend. The blackberry and blackcurrant flavours of the Cabernet are enhanced by the soft muted flavours of plum and black cherry found in our Merlot. Loaded with savoury plum, currant, and spicy notes. Enjoy with grilled sirloin steak, falling-off-the-bone ribs, or with a burger. $18.99

Kim’s Pick’s

Seven Stones 2007 Meritage
Absolutely amazing.  Round juicy flavours, a soft velvety mid-palate and an elegant finish that is prolonged by fine grained tannins and reveals hints of chocolate, espresso and raspberry.  $32.03