PEI Liquor Celebrate Winter
PEI LIQUOR WINE TASTE STATION
* Try these wines from The Vines at the Stratford and Montague Taste Stations until February 15 2018. See details on page 40.
ARA SINGLE ESTATE PINOT NOIR * 07696Z, 750mL, $23.29 Marlborough, New Zealand
NOVAS CABERNET SAUVIGNON ORGANIC * 07711Z, 750mL $19.99 Maipo Valley, Chile
ANGOVE SHIRAZ ORGANIC * 07708Z, 750mL $16.99 South Australia, Australia
Marlborough is wedged between mountain ranges and the ocean, near the top of the South Island. Wine has only been grown here on any real scale since the 1970s, but in these few decades the region has become recognized internationally as a wine paradise. Dark raspberry and boysenber- ry notes emerge from this soft and savoury wine and are rounded out with elegant but firm tannins. Enjoy with duck or grilled lamb.
The organic vineyards where the grapes for this wine are grown are in the Maipo Valley, Chile. The soil consists of sandy gravel and clay of medium depth with excellent drainage. Grapes are hand harvested from special lots and fermented in stainless steel with select yeast. The wine is aged for 12 months in oak barrels (70%) and stainless steel tanks (30%). An additional six months of bottle age takes place prior to release. Novas Cabernet Sauvignon Organic is deep ruby red in color with fresh cherries and chocolate on the nose. This wine has intense fruit flavours with tremendous
Hand crafted in the Angove small batch winery, the berries were gently de-stemmed with a large proportion of whole berries included. A three day cold soak was followed by fermenta- tion during which the juice is gently pumped over the skins to extract colour, flavour and tannin. Deep inky purple in color, this wine displays nice pepper and ripe berry aromas before this lively, aromatic and vibrant wine with a lush smooth palate, engulfs the senses. Clear the snow off of the barbeque and fire up some burgers for the perfect pairing.
volume and silky tannins. It is well balanced with a long, full finish.
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