There are nice things happening at Peninsula Ridge, Beamsville, Ontario. New winemaker. Fresh ideas. And the 06 Vintners Private Reserve Merlot. A gorgeous wine. Eyes closed, and I could have guessed a $50 bottle of 3rd growth Bordeaux, perhaps a St. Emilion.
A charming Bordeaux with fruity, earthy and subtle spicy aromas. A very nice nose. A light wine with nuances of black and red berries, subtle cherries, raisins and vanilla. Many of the aromas continue in the flavours with additional notes of ultra ripe strawberries. Light tannins. Smooth finish. It’s a round wine. Delicate, lively andContinue reading “Chateau Grand Picque-Caillou – Bordeaux Rouge, 2005 ($25) RATING: 90.”