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Jennifer Havers

Jennifer Havers WSET Level 3

Chateau Saint-Germain Bordeaux Superieur

Calvet Chateau Saint-Germain Bordeaux Superieur 2016

Bordeaux Aoc, France
3 hours, 15 minutes ago

Jennifer scored this wine: 88/100

Still quite youthful, but definitely drinkable now. Aromas of blackberry, raspberry, and black cherry, with hints of cedar, spice and leather. Full bodied, with youthful tannins, and bright acidity. with ripe dark fruit and berry notes. Enjoy after decanting at least 30 minutes with a grilled steak.

Domini

José Maria da Fonseca Domini 2015

Douro D.O.C., Portugal
3 hours, 54 minutes ago

Jennifer scored this wine: 89/100

Tons of flavour. Aromas of black plum, blackberry, oak, spice, and smoke. Full bodied on the palate, with medium-firm tannins, and bright acidity. Fruit on the palate is bright and vibrant, with more spice, oak, and leather hints on the finish. Enjoy with grilled meats or robust lentil dishes.

Terroir

Strewn Winery Terroir Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada
4 hours, 10 minutes ago

Jennifer scored this wine: 89/100

Bright and tropical! Aromas of passionfruit, pineapple, melon and peach. Dry, light and vibrant on the palate, with citrus and tropical hints, and a clear, crisp finish. Enjoy with fresh seafood dishes

Grizzli Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada
4 hours, 34 minutes ago

Jennifer scored this wine: 89/100

Lovely, ripe and full of flavour. Aromas of blackberry, black cherry, currant, smoke and a hint of warm spice. Full bodied, smooth on the palate, with bright, balancing acidity, and lots of ripe berry on the palate, and a bit of smoke and leather on the finish. Enjoy with prime rib or other slow braised meats.

Reserve

Grizzli Winery Reserve Cabernet Franc 2014

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada
5 hours, 5 minutes ago

Jennifer scored this wine: 90/100

Tasted in 2020. Ripe and robust! Aromas of plum, raspberry jam, red pepper, mocha and vanilla with a hint of spice. Full bodied on the palate with vibrant acidity, and soft tannins. Flavours on the palate include more ripe fruit with more smoke, vanilla, leather and spice on the finish. Enjoy with a grilled steak.

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Memorable Wine

Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Cask 23 Cabernet Sauvignon, at the winery

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First Wine

Not sure but probably homemade - or something from Jost back home in Nova Scotia

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Current Fav Wine

Hinterland Blanc de Blancs from Prince Edward County, Ontario

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