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Natalie MacLean's Wines of the Week - June 29, 2020
Published Monday, June 29, 2020 11:35AM EDT
G. Marquis The Silver Line Pinot Noir, Forstreiter Exclusiv Zweigelt 2015, Benjamin Bridge Tidal Bay 2018, Forstreiter Gruuner Grüner Vetliner 2018, Pierre Sparr Brut Rosé Crémant d'Alsace
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada
Vibrant and bright with ripe sweet cherry, raspberry, fresh mushroom and smoky mineral flavours on this medium-bodied Niagara-on-the-Lake Pinot Noir. Wine grapes were hand-harvested off of 25-year old vines. Elegant and juicy and great value under $20.
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Charming Grilled Chicken Wine
Baden Qualitätswein, Germany
A vibrant and juicy Baden Qualitätswein Pinot Noir, zesty with ripe red berries, fresh cherry, incense and cedar spice flavours on the palate. Great acidity for food. Pair with veal-stuffed mushroom or butternut and shallot risotto.
Plush Pork Wine
Gaspereau Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada
Such a pretty sipper! The 2018 vintage of Benjamin Bridge's Tidal Bay is a floral blend of L'Acadie Blanc, Vidal and Seyval Blanc grapes. Tidal Bay is Nova Scotia's flagship white wine. Aromas of lime blossom and honeysuckle. Pair with seafood.
Venerated Vegetarian Wine
Kremstal D.A.C., Austria
A lovely, zesty, vibrant Austrian white wine made from the country's iconic grape Gruner Veltliner. Aromas of white pepper and lime zest. Deep minerality with lots of racy acidity for seafood.
Scrumptious Seafood Wine
Alsace A.C., France
Superb quality and taste for the price of this French rosé sparkling wine! Toasty with some field raspberry notes. Bone-dry and refreshing. Here's your summer party rosé bubbly. Bring it on! A terrific producer and well-known in Alsace and around the world. Pair with grilled fish.
Complete Cheese Pizza Wine