Natalie MacLean's Wines of the Week - February 15, 2021
Published Monday, February 15, 2021 11:49AM EST
Imagery Estate Winery Pinot Noir 2019, La Celia Elite Malbec 2015, Inniskillin Reserve Riesling 2014, Familie Steffen Trittenheimer Altärchen Riesling Kabinett Trocken 2018, Lenz Moser Prestige Beerenauslese 2017
California, United States
A juicy, fleshy ripe cherry-berry Californian Pinot Noir. Supple, smooth and medium-bodied. Pair with roast chicken or turkey or Neapolitan pizza.
Remarkable Roast Chicken Wine
Paraje Altamira, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina
A gorgeous, full-bodied Argentine Malbec with aromas of fleshy ripe dark plums and blackberries and a lick of dark spice on the finish. Pair with grilled meats.
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Charming Grilled Chicken Wine
Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada
So juicy and mouth-watering, my mouth waters just smelling this wine. So vibrant. Terrific notes of white field flowers and a faint whiff of honey, with some orange peel. Good crisp refreshment. Medium-bodied.
Sensational Shellfish Wine
Mosel Prädikatswein, Germany
Trittenheimer Altärchen 2018 Riesling is produced by the Stefen family who arrived in the Mosel in 1794. Dry, medium-bodied with medium-plus acidity, this is a juicy, mouth-filling Riesling with bright citrus, ripe apple, flinty mineral flavours finishing long with food-friendly acidity. Pour with a veal schnitzel or spring greens salad.
Voluptuous Veal Wine
Burgenland Prädikatswein, Austria
A gorgeous Austrian dessert wine from one of the country's most respected producers. Aromas of lime blossom and peach preserves Pair with fruit cobbler.
Divine Dessert Wine