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Village Reserve

Le Clos Jordanne Village Reserve Pinot Noir 2010

V.Q.A., Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada
2243 days ago

Pat scored this wine: 91/100

Cherries and warm berry fruit. I really want to try it with some good dark chocolate: I think they'd pair well together.

The Foreign Affair Winery Riesling 2009

V.Q.A., Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada
2243 days ago

Pat scored this wine: 89/100

The 2010 - Sweet, and raisiny - it paired really well with blue cheese and nuts.

White

Frisky Beaver White 2012

Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada
2243 days ago

Pat scored this wine: 88/100

Dover Vineyards Limited's 2012 Frisky Beaver is out, and it's a delightful wine for sipping with friends or having with chicken, sitting around with some cheese and nuts, or playing a game around the table. Tastes like a real summertime wine.

3115 days ago

Pat scored this wine: 91/100

Pleasant, fruity, nice acid -- to go in a different direction, when served not too chilled, it worked well to counterbalance a rich appetizer of beef marrow bones and baguette. Tomorrow I'll try it with La Tur cheese brought to room temp.

Angels Gate Winery Gamay Noir 2008

V.Q.A., Ontario, Canada
3118 days ago

Pat scored this wine: 100/100

Jammy, not a lot of depth. Tannin lingers on the tongue.

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Memorable Wine

Bernkasteler Kurfurstlay Reisling while at University: felt I had graduated to adult wine

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First Wine

communion wine!

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Unusual Wine Experience

Going to a wine-tasting at the Australian Wine Society with a really bad head cold: couldn't taste anything!

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Current Fav Wine

I enjoy most of them, except for heavily oaked Chardonnays. My all time fave is Barolo chinato for after dinner

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