Natalie MacLean's Wines of the Week - January 18, 2021
Published Monday, January 18, 2021 2:27PM EST Last Updated Tuesday, February 2, 2021 3:32PM EST
Chloe Wines Chardonnay 2017, Marcel Martin Le Droissy 2017, J. Lohr Los Osos Merlot 2017, Thirty Bench Winemaker's Blend Red 2018, Pillitteri Estates Winery Team Canada Vidal Icewine 2017
OTTAWA -- > Chloe Wines Chardonnay 2017
California, United States
A buttery, rich, full-bodied Californian Chardonnay with notes of golden apple and toasted almond. Pair with roast chicken.
Remarkable Roast Chicken Wine
Vouvray, Loire A.C., France
An off-dry Vouvray Chenin Blanc with a lovely nose of ripe peach, white florals and mineral notes. So completely spring-fresh. Ripe peach, quince and white florals on the palate as well matched with a vibrant acidity. Balanced right across the board. Chill and enjoy with mildly-spiced seafood dishes.
Scrumptious Seafood Wine
Paso Robles, California, United States
From Paso Robles, an 86% Merlot and 14% Malbec blend plushy with ripe plum, chocolate, ripe dark berry, blueberry, juicy, savoury and spicy on the palate. The wine was matured for 12 months in American oak barrels. Pour with grilled veal chops.
Plush Pork Wine
Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada
A full-bodied Niagara red wine blend with enticing aromas of dark cherry, blackberry and vanilla smoke. The vines for this Bordeaux-style blend grow on the Niagara Escarpment Produced by winemaker, Emma Garner who won Winemaker of the Year at the 2015 Ontario Wine Awards. Enjoy now or cellar for a few years.
Luscious Lamb Wine
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada
A gorgeous Niagara Icewine with aromas of apricot and peach. Perfect on it's own or with fruit cobbler.
Divine Dessert Wine