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Kristin Perrin

Kristin Perrin

122 days ago

Kristin scored this wine: 85/100

Nose: black cherry, vanilla, mocha, espresso Palate: much of the same reflected on the palate, full bodied, firm tannins but not too heavy, berry-fresh acidity, medium to full bodied, smooth long finish Pair with: roast beef, salmon dishes, cured meats

Château Mont-Redon 2015

Châteauneuf-Du-Pape, Rhône A.C., France
122 days ago

Kristin scored this wine: 96/100

Nose: smoky, meaty, black currant, cassis, lavender, dried savoury herbs, licorice, slate Palate: more stewed black fruit, smoky, meaty, black pepper, leather, spice, full bodied, gripping tannins, lingering herby finish Pair with: roasted & grilled red meats, such as braised lamb shanks

Laundry Vineyard

Southbrook Vineyards Laundry Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016

Lincoln Lakeshore, Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada
122 days ago

Kristin scored this wine: 87/100

Nose: earthy sweet red cherry, forest floor, mushroom, leather Palate: spicy cherry, leather tobacco, mulch, gripping but light tannin & body with vibrant acidity, lingering finish Pair with: chicken & mushroom pie, roast poultries, salmon, charcuterie boards

Laundry Vineyard

Southbrook Vineyards Laundry Vineyard Gamay 2017

Vinemount Ridge, Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada
122 days ago

Kristin scored this wine: 88/100

Nose: ruby raspberry, cherry-licious, slate, black pepper, licorice root Palate: much of the same present on the palate - medium bodied with bright acidity and light tannins, spicy peppery finish with minerally notes. Pair with: turkey, roast poultries, pork tenderloin, charcuterie boards

Tenerife 7 Fuentes

Suertes del Marquès Tenerife 7 Fuentes 2016

Valle De La Orortava, Tenerife, Canary Islands Do, Spain
122 days ago

Kristin scored this wine: 88/100

Nose: fresh cracked black pepper, red licorice, anise, strawberry-cherry Palate: earthy cherry, more peppery spice, fresh acidity, light but firm tannins, light to medium body Pair with: charcuterie boards with peppery cured meats, tomato based pasta dishes

Kristin Perrin

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Memorable Wine

St. Urbans-Hof 2007 Piesporter Goldtröpfchen Riesling Kabinett (I tasted it IN the Mosel :)


First Wine

Masi Campofiorin.


Unusual Wine Experience

A most gracious client buying an A.F. Gross 2002 Echeseaux for our staff at the old bottle shop on Granville Island in Vancouver :)


Current Fav Wine

I am polyamorous when it comes to wine. BUT I DO love my "cheap and cheerful" Segura Vidas Cava at the moment :)

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