3-6 pm Fri Jan 4 January Winery Specials Tasting

3-6 pm Fri Jan 4 January Winery Specials Tasting

Calona Artist Series 2011 Sovereign Opal
Grown exclusively for Calona Vineyards by the Casorso family, this medium-bodied wine shows plenty of tropical fruits, sweet oranges, and lemon drop flavours.  Try it with mild Indian Curry Save $2 $12.99

Peller Private Reserve 2008 Chardonnay
This Chardonnay offers aromas of mango and papaya with hints of sweet vanilla.  Flavours of apples, spicy notes and well-integrated French oak make this wine an ideal choice with seafood and cream sauce pasta Save $2 Now $15.99

Chaberton Canoe Cove 2006 Shiraz
Rich and fruity, the raspberry, cherry and plum notes are accented by a touch of smokey oak, caramel and cinnamon.  Highlighted by a long, smooth finish it is a most memorable Shiraz Save $3 Now $22.99

Peller Private Reserve 2009 Merlot
This medium-bodied Merlot offers aromas of black currant and vanilla with flavours of blackberry and sweet spice.  Aged in French and American oak barrels for 14 months, it is an excellent choice with beef tenderloin or hard aged cheese. Save $2 Now $17.99

 

 

3-6 pm Sat Jan 5 January Winery Specials Tasting

3-6 pm Sat Jan 5 January Winery Specials Tasting

Saxon 2011 Viognier
Aromas of pink grapefruit, stone fruit combined with minerality.  Medium-full bodied, dry with minerality and citrus fruit– a tongue tickler.  Buttery with a lingering finish.  Pair with white meat and grilled fish, soft cheeses. Save $1.50 Now $16.90

Sperling 2010 The Market White
A blend of Pinot Blanc and Bacchus, this delightful wine can be your go-to wine, when relaxed enjoyment is on the menu.
Save $1.50 Now $14.50

Saxon 2011 Merlot
Rich, dark fruit on the nose.  Blackcurrant, medium-bodied with lively acidity.  Long finish.  Pair with lamb, red meats and stews.
Save $2 Now $17.90

Sperling 2009 Old Vines Foch
The Foch vines, planted in the 1960s by Ann’s father, Bert, consistently produce low yields with fruit high in concentration.  This rustic wine is made for hearty braised dishes and cold winter days in mind.
Save $4.01 Now $22.00

 

3-6 pm Tastings Bubbly for the New Year & Staff Year End Picks Everyday until Dec 31st

3-6 pm Friday Dec 28

  • Bella Sparkling 2011 Gamay Noir
    Berry on the palate, along with gentle pink grapefruit, and proceeds to a long strawberry mousse finish. $23.90
  • Gray Monk 2011 Odyssey White Meritage This full bodied white wine leans slightly to a dry finish while still being delightfully crisp and fresh. With hints of lemongrass and kiwi, this wine would pair nicely with shellfish. $23.99
  • Desert Hills 2006 Mirage
    Delicious full bodied blend of five premium Bordeaux grapes. Full mouthfeel with spice and dark chocolate lingering in the after taste. $36.90

3-6 pm Saturday Dec 29

  • Summerhill Cipes Organic Pinot Noir Brut
    This beautiful sparling rose shows tiny, persistent bubbles with a wonderfully creamy mousse. This sparkling pairs exceptionally well with chocolate, strawberries and romance. $29.95
  • Saxon 2011 Gewurztraminer
    Lemony light straw colour. Lychee, tropical fruits on the nose. Balanced finish. Great sipper or with lightly spiced foods. $16.90
  • Stag’s Hollow 2011 Simply Noir A fruit forward, spicy red blend that is dominated by Gamay Noir and is very easy to drink. Pie cherries and red berry fruit with a dash of black pepper that lingers in the finish. A perfect Bistro food wine and an idea match for turkey! $19.99

3-6 pm Sunday Dec 30

  • Sumac Ridge 2006 Stellar Jay Brut
    Steller’s Jay Brut displays smooth flavours that compliment a variety of dishes. $24.99
  • Quails Gate 2011 Chardonnay The palate is rich and complex with sweet floral, honey and hazelnut underpinned with rich tropical fruits and biscuity, sizzled butter notes. $19.99
  • Vista D’oro 2009 Murphy’s Law Merlot, Cabernet Franc & Syrah blend recommend by Kim. Deep berries on the nose, enhanced with the velvet nuances of Syrah. This wine is complex and smooth. I tasted this in the barrel and couldn’t wait to bring it in. New Release $29.40

3-6 pm Monday Dec 31

  • Sumac Sparkling Gewürztraminer Sumac This wine is ripe and delicious with a soft lingering mousse. This beautiful Sparkling Gewurztraminer call for the traditional spicy pairing of Thai Curry $24.99
  • Hillside 2011 Hillside Muscat Ottonel
    Gold Medal 2012 All Canadian Wine Championships. This wine has lovely floral aromas and hints of spice. Pairs beautifully with Thai food. $20
  • Perseus 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon
    Full, rip tannins are balanced with luscious notes of black currant and raspberry. Full bodied and dry with lingering finish.$50

3-6 pm Thurs Dec 27 Tasting Julie’s Year-End Favourites

Great for any social gathering!

Desert Hills 2006 Mirage
Delicious full bodied blend of five premium Bordeaux grapes.  Rich black currants, black cherries and plum on the nose.  Full mouthfeel with spice and dark chocolate lingering in the after taste. Enjoy with lamb, prime ribs, tenderloin and bbq red meats.  Mirage truly reflects life at its finest!  $36.90

Gray Monk 2011 Odyssey White Meritage
A beautiful blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon.  This full bodied white wine leans slightly to a dry finish while still being delightfully crisp and fresh. With hints of lemongrass and kiwi, this wine would pair nicely with shellfish like seared scallops, clams and mussels or fettuccini alfredo. $23.99

3-6 pm Wed Dec 19 & Thurs Dec 20 The Battle of the Bordeaux Wines

Mission Hill 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve $24.99
Deep blackberry aromas, hints of tobacco, follow through to a full-bodied palate. Elegant and supple with excellent structure, this mouth-filling red is nicely balanced with rich tannins and toasty oak. Barrel fermented and aged in American and French oak for 13 months.

VERSUS

Township 7 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon $25.99
A stellar growing season produced rich, black fruit for a bold, full-bodied Cabernet.  Hints of black cherry, olive and dried herbs populate the nose and compliment a palate of cherry, cassis and lingering chocolate notes.

 

Cassini 2009 Maximus $33.90
MAXIMUS is about complexity, balance, elegance, character. This classic Bordeaux/Meritage style wine has intense aromas of black currant, black pepper, strawberry jam, vanilla, cocoa and tobacco. This full bodied wine finishes with a nice oaky balance, with a long lingering silky finish with soft and subtle tannins. Pairs well with, grilled lamb, beef tenderloin wrapped in bacon, Portobello mushroom stew, grilled steaks, bison or elk and premium dark chocolate.

VERSUS

Gray Monk 2009 Odyssey Meritage $34.99.
This full bodied wine is composed of the three traditional varieties, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc, all grown in the South Okanagan Valley. Aged in new French oak barrels, the result is flavours reminiscent of blackberry jam with a hint of vanilla lending it well to pairing with lamb and beef dishes.