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David Skinner

David Skinner

23 days ago

David scored this wine: 89/100

An after dinner treat on its own or along side your favorite decadent delight. Definitely caramel with that enhancing touch of salinity. I might serve this with a crème caramel or add it to my affogato!

23 days ago

David scored this wine: 91/100

Brass coloured and richly hued. Aromas of toffee and spices accented by a hint of sweetness. The palate offers up more hints of the icewine barrels by upping the game to include candy apples, nutmeg and caramel. An elegant finish.

Ninety-Nine Proof

Wayne Gretzky Estates Ninety-Nine Proof Whisky

Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario, Canada
23 days ago

David scored this wine: 92/100

Deep amber colour. Aromas of toffee, butterscotch and spices. More hints of sweet caramel and hints of tangerine and tree nuts on the palate. A relaxing and lengthy finish. The whisky's name is not just a play on Mr. Gretzky's sweater number but also reflects the 99 days spent i Cabernet Sauvignon casks.

23 days ago

David scored this wine: 88/100

Medium ruby. Straight forward nose with plenty of cherry and some spices. Medium tannins and balanced. Full bodied and flavours of bright red cherries and raspberries. A medium finish Great accompaniment for burgers and stews.

Winemaker's Blend

Thirty Bench Winemaker's Blend Red 2018

Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada
23 days ago

David scored this wine: 90/100

Deep ruby and a pinkish rim. Fragrance of blackberry, cassis, cedar and spices. A full bodied wine with gentle tannins and plenty of dark fruit, cocoa and spices on the palate. well balanced with a lengthy finish. Serve with lamb chops and cabernet sauce.

David Skinner

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