Clos Malverne Le Café Pinotage 2015

Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa

Wines of the Week - CLOSClos Malverne Le Café 2015 is a full-bodied, perfectly balanced and well made Pinotage with coffee, mocha and cake spice aromas with chocolate covered coffee bean, ripe dark fruits and smoky savoury herbs on the palate. Fantastic value under $20 from the Stellenbosch wine region. The Pinotage grapes were grown in the Devon Valley owned by Seymour and Sophia Pritchard. Winemaker Suzanne Coetzee fermented the grapes in open fermenters and then used a gentle basket press. The wine was aged in oak barrels, 85% French and 15% American.



G. Marquis Vineyards The Silver Line Pinot Noir 2015

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario VQA, Canada

Wines of the Week - MARQUISSweet cherry-berry aromas and flavours on this medium-bodied, smooth Niagara Pinot Noir. The grapes were hand-harvested (picked). Good value. Pair with roast chicken.


  • Alcohol: 13.4%
  • Sweetness: Extra Dry
  • Drink: 2015-2019
  • Scrumptious Seafood Wine
  • Price: $17.95
  • Score: 89/100
  • LCBO: 258673


Werner Anselmann Gewürztraminer Kabinett 2017

Pfalz Prädikatswein, Germany

Wines of the Week - WERNERGently sweet with soft lemon, lychee and rosewater and ginger spice flavours on the palate on this Werner Anselmann 2017. Good acidity to pair with mild vegetable curries. This vintage was awarded Gold in the 2018 Czech International Wine Competition.


  • Alcohol: 10.5%
  • Sweetness: Medium
  • Drink: 2019-2021
  • Calm Curry Wine
  • Price: $15.95
  • Score: 89/100
  • LCBO: 630004


Clos Du Bois Chardonnay 2015 

Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States

Wines of the Week - DU BOISFrom a vintage year that started off warm, then cold, then warm and then cool, Clos Du Bois' 2015 Russian River Reserve Chardonnay ended up with lovely white florals on the nose, elegant and vibrant with bright apple, pear and citrus flavours on the palate with toasty hazelnut and butterscotch flavours from oak ageing. Finishes long and vibrant with soft tropical and nutty notes.



Conde De Haro Cava 2015 

Rioja D.O., Spain

Wines of the Week - CONDEMade in the traditional method from 90% Viura and 10% Malvasía wine grapes sourced from the Rioja wine region, there is a lovely freshness and elegance to Muga's Conde De Haro 2015 bone-dry, medium-bodied Cava. Brioche and lemon curd on the nose, bubbles in this traditional method sparkler are small and persistent with lime, lemon zest, vanilla and honey notes on the palate. Chill and enjoy as an aperitif or with brunches.


  • Alcohol: 12%
  • Sweetness: Extra Dry
  • Drink: 2019-2022
  • Terrific Turkey Wine
  • Price: $19.95
  • Score: 90/100
  • LCBO: 168559