Chateau Desmirail Margaux 2009 – Grand Cru Classe (3rd Growth): The dark color and very mature dark fruit bouquet…

… revealed a lot in the first few seconds! Being 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot, the distinct cassis was the first aroma and flavor to hit the palate, followed by raspberry, plum jam, chocolate and cedar. As the layers slowly unfolded, a dusty earthy quality and other fruity, floral nuances developed. The wine isContinue reading “Chateau Desmirail Margaux 2009 – Grand Cru Classe (3rd Growth): The dark color and very mature dark fruit bouquet…”

Viewpointe Winery (Lake Erie North Shore), Harrow Ontario, just after the fog lifted.

Spring fog just lifted and the winery is ready for the day’s visitors. I had a great time visiting at the same time Astrid and Marie were there from LCBO Head Office. – Posted using MobyPicture.com

Video – Zoltan Szabo & The Wine Baron pick out one of the star wines of the previous evening…

There were lots of bubbies opened by sabre last night for Vidal Blonde’s birthday bash, but (wo)man does not live by bubbly alone. There were some still wines to be enjoyed as well. Zoltan and I agree, the Viewpointe Syrah was gorgeous. 2007 High Pointe Syrah: My notes: Warm earthy aromas of dark berries &Continue reading “Video – Zoltan Szabo & The Wine Baron pick out one of the star wines of the previous evening…”

Really great food & wine at Caspian Grill persian restaurant in downtown Oakville. The reviews are in. Everyone loves this place.

From the attentiveness of all the staff and Mozifian family to the wow-tasting food, fine wines, and beautiful decor, this is a winner. Wines range from Austrian to Italian to Lake Erie North Shore. Can’t wait to go back with more people. – Posted using MobyPicture.com