Holly Bruns

Ottawa, ON

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Argento Reserva Malbec 2008

Mendoza, Argentina

Reviewed: November 7, 2009


    Kacaba Vineyards Gypsy Red Vqa>

    Ontario, Canada


      My Review: A pale, light red that's bursting with fresh berries and acidity. A hint of mushroom and spice adds a little complexity. More juicy fruit on the finish makes this a good food wine. I preferred it a little chilled. Score: 82/100


      Flat Rock Cellars Twisted White 2010

      V.Q.A. Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada

      Reviewed: March 17, 2012


        Cusumano Nero D'avola 2010

        Sicily, Italy

        Reviewed: January 3, 2012


          Casal Thaulero Sangiovese 2010

          Chieti, Italy

          Reviewed: January 3, 2012


            Ogio Primitivo 2008

            Puglia, Italy

            Reviewed: September 2, 2009


              Montecillo Crianza Tempranillo 2005

              Rioja, Spain

              Reviewed: September 2, 2009


                Red Truck Pinot Noir 2009

                United States

                  My Review: An earthy wine with lots of sour cherry and a little liquorice on the nose. It's definitely a warm climate style of Pinot in that it's smooth and quite fruity. There are some very soft tannins and a hint of something sweet on the finish. Score: 80/100