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Ashley Quesnel

Ashley Quesnel

Silver Oak Cellars

Twomey Silver Oak Cellars Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Napa County, Sonoma County, California, United States
2887 days ago

Ashley scored this wine: 91/100

If you are a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc fan you may want to look elsewhere but as someone who typically doesn't drink the stuff I was a fan! Lots of peach and citrus aromas. Juicy and delicious, enjoy on a warm summer afternoon or with mussels in a white wine sauce.

Limestone Vineyard South

Redstone Winery Limestone Vineyard South Riesling 2012

Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada
2887 days ago

Ashley scored this wine: 91/100

I loved this wine at first sip! Shows typical Riesling characteristics. Aromas of citrus, fresh apple and petrol. This wine is a delight on the palate with mouthwatering acidity and a slightly chalky minerality. It's off-dry profile would pair particularly well with spicy foods or try it with summer salads with a citrus vinaigrette.

Paco & Lola Albariño 2014

Rías Baixas D.O., Spain
2887 days ago

Ashley scored this wine: 90/100

This crisp Albariño is dry with notes of citrus and pear. Juicy with mouthwatering acidity; would pair wonderfully with seafood or summer pasta salads. Make sure you grab a bottle of this classic Spanish white before it sells out!


Bodegas la Magdalena Sueño Tempranillo 2013

Ribera Del Júcar D.O., Spain
2887 days ago

Ashley scored this wine: 89/100

Aromas of dark fruit complemented by herbal and mineral notes. Full-bodied and full-flavoured with toasty oak, blackberry and dark cherry on the palate. Serve with BBQ fare.

Finca Constancia 2013

Vino De La Tierra De Castillia, La Mancha, Spain
2887 days ago

Ashley reviewed this wine:

Aromatic notes of floral, cherry, blueberry and vanilla. Medium-bodied and elegant with a smooth mouthfeel. Pair with lamb burgers or hard cheeses. Excellent value.

Ashley Quesnel

Wine Blogger

Memorable Wine

2002 Millésime Jacques Selosse


First Wine

Probably something cheap and sweet - I was really into German Rieslings and Gallo White Zinfandel in first year university


Unusual Wine Experience

Drinking wine and petting cheetahs at Spier Wine Farm in Stellenbosch, South Africa


Current Fav Wine

Sparkling - all day, everyday





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