Natalie MacLean's Wines of the Week - July 19, 2021
Published Monday, July 19, 2021 1:23PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, September 9, 2021 1:59PM EDT
Benziger Family Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Lakeview Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Dr. H. Thanisch Erben Müller-Burggraef Bernkasteler Graben Riesling Spätlese 2018, Artesa Vineyards & Winery Los Carneros Chardonnay 2015, Leyda Kadún Single Vineyard Sauvignon Gris 2016
OTTAWA -- > Benziger Family Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Sonoma County, California, United States
From Sonoma County, a full-bodied, rich and layered Cabernet Sauvignon produced with certified-sustainable wine grapes. Rich dark plum, black currant, minty and vanilla flavours on the palate.
Delightful Duck Wine
Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada
A full-bodied Niagara Cabernet that was fermented on its skins in stainless steel tanks before maturing in oak barrels. Aromas of earth, smoke and dust. Pair with a rare steak.
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Best Beef Wine
Mosel Prädikatswein, Germany
Dr. H. Thanisch Erben Müller-Burggraef Bernkasteler Graben 2018 Riesling is a Spätlese Riesling, fragrant with ripe peach, pear, yellow plums, elderberry and pineapple aromas. This lush Mosel Riesling is full-bodied and luxurious with tropical fruit, soft orange citrus, smoky mineral and briny flavours on the palate. Complex and rich. Pour and enjoy with smoked fish or sushi. Drink or hold.
Calm Curry Wine
Carneros, United States
A lovely, balanced, full-bodied California Chardonnay from the cool climate of Carneros. A zesty line of acidity balanced the richness and buttery nature of this delicious wine. Pair with roast chicken or turkey.
Voluptuous Veal Wine
Leyda Valley D.O., Chile
From the Leyda Valley wine region, Kadún 2016 Sauvignon Gris is produced from a single 10 acre vineyard planted in Sauvignon Gris. Sauvignon Gris is a wine grape with a pinkish, hued skin, typically less aromatic but smoother on the palate than Sauvignon Blanc. Look for fine herb, fresh melon, tropical fruit notes and a briny mineral flavours with a smooth finish on this example.
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Charming Grilled Chicken Wine