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Paula Bernardino

Paula Bernardino

1 day, 18 hours ago

Paula scored this wine: 92/100

This was my weekend wine pick: a lovely smooth red wine from Moldova – 100% Rara Neagra. This is a wine I discovered at Montreal’s La Grande dégustation wine event. Rubis colour. Nice flavours and aromas of cherries. Paired well with spinach and ricotta pizza. Beautiful classy label. 13.5% alcohol. Available by private import through Les Filles du Vigneron: https://lesfillesduvigneron.ca/

Paxis Rosé Blend 2018

Lisbon, Portugal
8 days ago

Paula scored this wine: 86/100

This was my weekend wine pick: a lovely rosé with Shiraz/Syrah, Pinot Noir and Castelao from Lisbon in Portugal. Nice salmony colour. Flavours and aromas of peach. Paired well with a tuna salad. Fun label. 12% alcohol. Available by private import.

15 days ago

Paula scored this wine: 94/100

This was my weekend wine pick: a lovely Chardonnay from California. Light yellow colour. Flavours and aromas of apples and pears. Paired well with seafood rice. Fun label. 14% alcohol. Available at the SAQ (Code SAQ: 10312382) at $22.10. Also available at the LCBO (VINTAGES#: 708305) at $23.95.

22 days ago

Paula scored this wine: 93/100

This was my weekend wine pick: a lovely red blend from Domaine du Ridge in Quebec with two varietals: Maréchal Foch and Lucie Kuhlmann. Purplelish colour. Flavours and aromas of black cherries and berries. Paired well with beef stew with carrots & potatoes. Beautiful classy label. 13% alcohol. Not available at the SAQ but can be ordered directly from the winery: www.domaineduridge.com

29 days ago

Paula reviewed this wine:

This was my weekend wine pick: a lovely red dry wine from Moldova – blend of Fetasca Neagra and Rara Neagra. This is a wine I discovered at Montreal’s La Grande dégustation wine event. Purplelish colour. Nice flavours and aromas of cherries and berries. Paired well with cheese tortellini. Beautiful fun label. 14.5% alcohol. Available by private import through Les Filles du Vigneron: https://lesfillesduvigneron.ca/

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